Gainesville, Florida Job Growth
There were 146,700 jobs in Gainesville, Florida in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 140,397 employed persons for the month. Gainesville lost 100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 275 (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 May 2019 at 146,900. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Gainesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 146,500 in June 2019, Gainesville has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 140,599 for Gainesville in February 2019. 202 jobs have been lost in Gainesville since then according to the household survey. From a May 2019 low of 139,988, Gainesville has added 409 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Gainesville, Florida Employment History