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Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Job Growth

There were 293,600 jobs in Cape Coral, Florida in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 353,866 employed persons for the month. Cape Coral added 2,100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,780 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cape Coral job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 293,600 +2,100 +14,300
CPS 353,866 +1,780 +17,495

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 293,600.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Cape Coral is at a new high of 353,866.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Cape Coral, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 293,600 2,100 353,866 1,780
March 2022 291,500 600 352,086 817
February 2022 290,900 1,600 351,269 621
January 2022 289,300 1,600 350,648 969
December 2021 287,700 0 349,679 -301
November 2021 287,700 300 349,980 -212
October 2021 287,400 0 350,192 908
September 2021 287,400 1,000 349,284 1,762
August 2021 286,400 100 347,522 2,480
July 2021 286,300 3,300 345,042 2,926
June 2021 283,000 1,800 342,116 2,925
May 2021 281,200 1,900 339,191 2,820