Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Job Growth
There were 230,800 jobs in Lakeland, Florida in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 289,129 employed persons for the month. Lakeland added 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 409 (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 October 2018 at 232,600. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Lakeland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 230,400 in January 2019, Lakeland has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 292,838 for Lakeland in November 2018. 3,709 jobs have been lost in Lakeland since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 288,720, Lakeland has added 409 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lakeland, Florida Employment History