Ocala, Florida Job Growth
There were 105,500 jobs in Ocala, Florida in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 122,420 employed persons for the month. Ocala added 200 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 630 (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 January 2020 at 107,900. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Ocala according to the employer survey. From a trough of 99,200 in April 2020, Ocala has gained 6,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 134,310 for Ocala in December 2019. 11,890 jobs have been lost in Ocala since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 112,734, Ocala has added 9,686 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ocala, Florida Employment History