Gainesville, Florida Job Growth
There were 137,400 jobs in Gainesville, Florida in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 121,696 employed persons for the month. Gainesville added 5,700 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,264 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Gainesville 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.
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 peaked in March 2020 at 150,600. Since then 13,200 jobs have been lost in Gainesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 131,700 in April 2020, Gainesville has gained 5,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 144,455 for Gainesville in December 2019. 22,759 jobs have been lost in Gainesville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 117,432, Gainesville has added 4,264 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Gainesville, Florida Employment History