Ocala, Florida Job Growth
There were 107,700 jobs in Ocala, Florida in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 136,505 employed persons for the month. Ocala lost 500 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 321 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ocala 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.
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 peaked in February 2020 at 109,600. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Ocala according to the employer survey. From a trough of 97,800 in April 2020, Ocala has gained 9,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 136,863 for Ocala in February 2020. 358 jobs have been lost in Ocala since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 115,777, Ocala has added 20,728 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ocala, Florida Employment History