Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Job Growth
There were 214,500 jobs in Lakeland, Florida in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 245,498 employed persons for the month. Lakeland lost 21,400 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 46,401 (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 November 2019 at 237,400. Since then 22,900 jobs have been lost in Lakeland according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 300,594 for Lakeland in December 2019. 55,096 jobs have been lost in Lakeland since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lakeland, Florida Employment History