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Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida Job Growth

There were 231,300 jobs in Palm Bay, Florida in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 272,842 employed persons for the month. Palm Bay added 500 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 383 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Palm Bay job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 231,300 +500 +7,200
CPS 272,842 +383 +6,006

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Palm Bay, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay, Florida

CES employment for Palm Bay in July 2019 is at a new high of 231,300.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Palm Bay is at a new high of 272,842.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Palm Bay, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 231,300 500 272,842 383
June 2019 230,800 0 272,459 298
May 2019 230,800 1,300 272,161 400
April 2019 229,500 -100 271,761 -14
March 2019 229,600 -300 271,775 458
February 2019 229,900 1,000 271,317 1,102
January 2019 228,900 2,000 270,215 904
December 2018 226,900 1,000 269,311 -69
November 2018 225,900 700 269,380 115
October 2018 225,200 300 269,265 698
September 2018 224,900 200 268,567 890
August 2018 224,700 600 267,677 841