Lakeland-Winter Haven, Florida Job Growth
There were 230,200 jobs in Lakeland, Florida in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 284,386 employed persons for the month. Lakeland lost 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,197 (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 7,200 jobs have been lost in Lakeland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 213,400 in April 2020, Lakeland has gained 16,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 300,594 for Lakeland in December 2019. 16,208 jobs have been lost in Lakeland since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 246,131, Lakeland has added 38,255 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lakeland, Florida Employment History