Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Job Growth
There were 273,800 jobs in Cape Coral, Florida in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 343,036 employed persons for the month. Cape Coral added 1,100 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 6,661 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cape Coral job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Cape Coral, Florida Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cape Coral 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 Cape Coral, Florida
CES employment for Cape Coral peaked in October 2019 at 282,900. Since then 9,100 jobs have been lost in Cape Coral according to the employer survey. From a trough of 239,200 in April 2020, Cape Coral has gained 34,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in July 2021 for Cape Coral is at a new high of 343,036.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cape Coral, Florida Employment History