Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Job Growth
There were 261,899 jobs in Cape Coral, Florida in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 299,150 employed persons for the month. Cape Coral lost 2,300 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 628 (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 January 2020 at 280,700. Since then 18,800 jobs have been lost in Cape Coral according to the employer survey. From a trough of 241,800 in April 2020, Cape Coral has gained 20,099 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 342,854 for Cape Coral in December 2019. 43,704 jobs have been lost in Cape Coral since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 271,407, Cape Coral has added 27,743 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cape Coral, Florida Employment History