Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Job Growth
There were 267,400 jobs in Cape Coral, Florida in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 328,548 employed persons for the month. Cape Coral lost 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,322 (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 15,500 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 28,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 342,854 for Cape Coral in December 2019. 14,306 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 57,141 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Cape Coral, Florida Employment History