Department of Numbers

Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Job Growth

There were 246,800 jobs in Lakeland, Florida in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 307,989 employed persons for the month. Lakeland added 1,200 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,619 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lakeland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 246,800 +1,200 +10,900
CPS 307,989 +1,619 +28,858

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 in July 2021 is at a new high of 246,800.

CPS employment in July 2021 for Lakeland is at a new high of 307,989.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Lakeland, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 246,800 1,200 307,989 1,619
June 2021 245,600 1,100 306,370 1,239
May 2021 244,500 1,200 305,131 1,052
April 2021 243,300 -1,400 304,079 1,421
March 2021 244,700 1,500 302,658 1,727
February 2021 243,200 500 300,931 2,041
January 2021 242,700 700 298,890 1,850
December 2020 242,000 900 297,040 792
November 2020 241,100 0 296,248 1,410
October 2020 241,100 600 294,838 2,785
September 2020 240,500 2,100 292,053 3,932
August 2020 238,400 2,500 288,121 8,990