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Ocala, Florida Job Growth

There were 109,200 jobs in Ocala, Florida in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 132,902 employed persons for the month. Ocala added 700 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 896 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ocala job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 109,200 +700 +1,700
CPS 132,902 +896 -1,102

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 November 2020 is at a new high of 109,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 134,310 for Ocala in December 2019. 1,408 jobs have been lost in Ocala since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 112,734, Ocala has added 20,168 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Ocala, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 109,200 700 132,902 896
October 2020 108,500 -200 132,006 748
September 2020 108,700 600 131,258 840
August 2020 108,100 2,600 130,418 7,997
July 2020 105,500 200 122,421 631
June 2020 105,300 1,600 121,790 4,346
May 2020 103,700 4,500 117,444 4,710
April 2020 99,200 -8,200 112,734 -18,534
March 2020 107,400 -500 131,268 -2,858
February 2020 107,900 0 134,126 270
January 2020 107,900 500 133,856 -454
December 2019 107,400 -100 134,310 306