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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 194,000 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 196,105 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 1,300 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 618 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 194,000 +1,300 +3,600
CPS 196,105 +618 +3,049

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 December 2014 at 194,400. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 189,300 in September 2016, Corpus Christi has gained 4,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 198,250 for Corpus Christi in October 2014. 2,145 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey. From a September 2016 low of 192,639, Corpus Christi has added 3,466 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 194,000 1,300 196,105 618
April 2017 192,700 200 195,487 518
March 2017 192,500 700 194,969 926
February 2017 191,800 700 194,043 1,104
January 2017 191,100 -300 192,939 -662
December 2016 191,400 600 193,601 336
November 2016 190,800 400 193,265 460
October 2016 190,400 1,100 192,805 166
September 2016 189,300 -200 192,639 -370
August 2016 189,500 -1,100 193,009 -369
July 2016 190,600 600 193,378 74
June 2016 190,000 -400 193,304 248