Ocala, Florida Job Growth
There were 102,700 jobs in Ocala, Florida in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,499 employed persons for the month. Ocala added 600 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 650 (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 March 2007 at 107,700. Since then 5,000 jobs have been lost in Ocala according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,400 in June 2011, Ocala has gained 13,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 131,788 for Ocala in March 2007. 3,289 jobs have been lost in Ocala since then according to the household survey. From a February 2010 low of 113,526, Ocala has added 14,973 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ocala, Florida Employment History