Department of Numbers

Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Job Growth

There were 270,000 jobs in Cape Coral, Florida in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 332,707 employed persons for the month. Cape Coral lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,339 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cape Coral job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 270,000 0 +10,000
CPS 332,707 +2,339 +12,567

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 2018 is at a new high of 270,000.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Cape Coral is at a new high of 332,707.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Cape Coral, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 270,000 0 332,707 2,339
September 2018 270,000 300 330,368 3,000
August 2018 269,700 1,000 327,368 -1,361
July 2018 268,700 1,200 328,729 2,200
June 2018 267,500 2,100 326,529 866
May 2018 265,400 1,100 325,663 333
April 2018 264,300 400 325,330 -1,423
March 2018 263,900 200 326,753 -659
February 2018 263,700 400 327,412 2,815
January 2018 263,300 1,100 324,597 2,731
December 2017 262,200 500 321,866 790
November 2017 261,700 1,700 321,076 936