Department of Numbers

Jacksonville, Florida Job Growth

There were 734,800 jobs in Jacksonville, Florida in December 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 770,453 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 1,500 jobs in December 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,985 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 734,800 +1,500 +22,400
CPS 770,453 +2,985 +20,782

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 peaked in October 2019 at 735,200. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 733,300 in November 2019, Jacksonville has gained 1,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in December 2019 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 770,453.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2019

Jacksonville, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2019 734,800 1,500 770,453 2,985
November 2019 733,300 -1,900 767,468 3,202
October 2019 735,200 8,900 764,266 4,180
September 2019 726,300 200 760,086 2,869
August 2019 726,100 500 757,217 3,004
July 2019 725,600 2,200 754,213 2,957
June 2019 723,400 3,600 751,256 2,223
May 2019 719,800 3,200 749,033 836
April 2019 716,600 1,800 748,197 -1,071
March 2019 714,800 1,000 749,268 -717
February 2019 713,800 900 749,985 299
January 2019 712,900 500 749,686 15