Department of Numbers

Gainesville, Florida Job Growth

There were 143,300 jobs in Gainesville, Florida in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 139,176 employed persons for the month. Gainesville lost 0 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 144 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gainesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 143,300 0 +1,700
CPS 139,176 +144 +2,205

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Gainesville, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Gainesville 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 Gainesville, Florida

CES employment for Gainesville in January 2018 is at a new high of 143,300.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 139,304 for Gainesville in October 2017. 128 jobs have been lost in Gainesville since then according to the household survey. From a November 2017 low of 138,992, Gainesville has added 184 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Gainesville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 143,300 0 139,176 144
January 2018 143,300 400 139,032 -44
December 2017 142,900 900 139,076 84
November 2017 142,000 -300 138,992 -312
October 2017 142,300 2,400 139,304 64
September 2017 139,900 -3,200 139,240 331
August 2017 143,100 300 138,909 232
July 2017 142,800 200 138,677 266
June 2017 142,600 700 138,411 719
May 2017 141,900 -300 137,692 25
April 2017 142,200 300 137,667 251
March 2017 141,900 300 137,416 445