Department of Numbers

Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 713,900 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 750,830 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 1,000 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 689 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 713,900 +1,000 +8,000
CPS 750,830 -689 +2,088

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

Jacksonville, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Jacksonville in February 2019 is at a new high of 713,900.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 756,859 for Jacksonville in July 2018. 6,029 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 713,900 1,000 750,830 -689
January 2019 712,900 500 751,519 -4,401
December 2018 712,400 3,700 755,920 2,285
November 2018 708,700 -2,600 753,635 -1,462
October 2018 711,300 -1,300 755,097 -223
September 2018 712,600 1,200 755,320 1,432
August 2018 711,400 2,200 753,888 -2,971
July 2018 709,200 -1,000 756,859 1,736
June 2018 710,200 2,200 755,123 3,316
May 2018 708,000 2,200 751,807 3,424
April 2018 705,800 -2,100 748,383 -160
March 2018 707,900 2,000 748,543 -199