Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Job Growth
There were 233,000 jobs in Lakeland, Florida in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 289,768 employed persons for the month. Lakeland lost 300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 700 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lakeland 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.
Lakeland, Florida Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lakeland 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 Lakeland, Florida
CES employment for Lakeland peaked in June 2019 at 233,300. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Lakeland according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 291,032 for Lakeland in October 2018. 1,264 jobs have been lost in Lakeland since then according to the household survey. From a May 2019 low of 288,745, Lakeland has added 1,023 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lakeland, Florida Employment History