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Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Job Growth

There were 284,200 jobs in Cape Coral, Florida in September 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 342,061 employed persons for the month. Cape Coral added 300 jobs in September 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,041 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cape Coral job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 284,200 +300 +10,600
CPS 342,061 +2,041 +8,340

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 in September 2019 is at a new high of 284,200.

CPS employment in September 2019 for Cape Coral is at a new high of 342,061.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2019

Cape Coral, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2019 284,200 300 342,061 2,041
August 2019 283,900 2,300 340,020 1,667
July 2019 281,600 700 338,353 1,075
June 2019 280,900 400 337,278 566
May 2019 280,500 900 336,712 475
April 2019 279,600 900 336,237 109
March 2019 278,700 900 336,128 368
February 2019 277,800 1,500 335,760 1,133
January 2019 276,300 1,300 334,627 411
December 2018 275,000 0 334,216 -101
November 2018 275,000 1,300 334,317 12
October 2018 273,700 100 334,305 584