Department of Numbers

Ocala, Florida Job Growth

There were 108,000 jobs in Ocala, Florida in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 132,837 employed persons for the month. Ocala added 200 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 238 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ocala job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 108,000 +200 +3,100
CPS 132,837 +238 +2,910

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Ocala, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Ocala 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 Ocala, Florida

CES employment for Ocala in August 2019 is at a new high of 108,000.

CPS employment in August 2019 for Ocala is at a new high of 132,837.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Ocala, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 108,000 200 132,837 238
July 2019 107,800 300 132,599 443
June 2019 107,500 300 132,156 384
May 2019 107,200 200 131,772 298
April 2019 107,000 600 131,474 107
March 2019 106,400 100 131,367 112
February 2019 106,300 500 131,255 281
January 2019 105,800 0 130,974 233
December 2018 105,800 300 130,741 -21
November 2018 105,500 100 130,762 85
October 2018 105,400 400 130,677 342
September 2018 105,000 100 130,335 408