Department of Numbers

Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Job Growth

There were 263,000 jobs in Lakeland, Florida in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 323,194 employed persons for the month. Lakeland added 600 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 912 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lakeland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 263,000 +600 +11,100
CPS 323,194 +912 +17,498

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 April 2022 is at a new high of 263,000.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Lakeland is at a new high of 323,194.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Lakeland, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 263,000 600 323,194 912
March 2022 262,400 200 322,282 1,077
February 2022 262,200 1,599 321,205 1,363
January 2022 260,600 -599 319,842 1,786
December 2021 261,200 500 318,056 -271
November 2021 260,700 1,099 318,327 326
October 2021 259,600 2,800 318,001 2,073
September 2021 256,800 1,800 315,928 2,758
August 2021 255,000 200 313,170 2,753
July 2021 254,800 1,200 310,417 2,263
June 2021 253,600 1,100 308,154 1,447
May 2021 252,500 600 306,707 1,011