Department of Numbers

Ocala, Florida Job Growth

There were 112,000 jobs in Ocala, Florida in March 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 137,940 employed persons for the month. Ocala lost 100 jobs in March 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 313 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ocala job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 112,000 -100 +2,300
CPS 137,940 +313 +4,164

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 2022 at 112,100. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Ocala according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2022 for Ocala is at a new high of 137,940.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2022

Ocala, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2022 112,000 -100 137,940 313
February 2022 112,100 400 137,627 392
January 2022 111,700 600 137,235 659
December 2021 111,100 0 136,576 -37
November 2021 111,100 300 136,613 121
October 2021 110,800 -100 136,492 549
September 2021 110,900 400 135,943 706
August 2021 110,500 100 135,237 680
July 2021 110,400 500 134,557 487
June 2021 109,900 100 134,070 216
May 2021 109,800 0 133,854 83
April 2021 109,800 100 133,771 -5