Department of Numbers

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Job Growth

There were 277,900 jobs in Cape Coral, Florida in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 338,159 employed persons for the month. Cape Coral added 1,600 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,026 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cape Coral job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 277,900 +1,600 +9,100
CPS 338,159 +4,026 +10,747

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 277,900.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Cape Coral is at a new high of 338,159.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Cape Coral, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 277,900 1,600 338,159 4,026
January 2019 276,300 1,300 334,133 2,577
December 2018 275,000 0 331,556 -1,242
November 2018 275,000 1,300 332,798 479
October 2018 273,700 100 332,319 1,951
September 2018 273,600 1,100 330,368 3,000
August 2018 272,500 500 327,368 -1,361
July 2018 272,000 700 328,729 2,200
June 2018 271,300 800 326,529 866
May 2018 270,500 800 325,663 333
April 2018 269,700 500 325,330 -1,423
March 2018 269,200 400 326,753 -659