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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 197,200 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in March 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 200,676 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi lost 600 jobs in March 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 19 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 197,200 -600 +4,200
CPS 200,676 +19 +3,917

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Corpus Christi as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Corpus Christi, Texas

CES employment for Corpus Christi peaked in January 2016 at 197,800. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2016 for Corpus Christi is at a new high of 200,676.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2016

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2016 197,200 -600 200,676 19
February 2016 197,800 0 200,657 1,476
January 2016 197,800 1,900 199,181 1,001
December 2015 195,900 0 198,180 423
November 2015 195,900 500 197,757 609
October 2015 195,400 1,600 197,148 412
September 2015 193,800 -200 196,736 -22
August 2015 194,000 100 196,758 3
July 2015 193,900 500 196,755 156
June 2015 193,400 400 196,599 145
May 2015 193,000 0 196,454 -24
April 2015 193,000 0 196,478 -281