Port St. Lucie, Florida Job Growth
There were 155,700 jobs in Port St Lucie, Florida in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 213,437 employed persons for the month. Port St Lucie added 500 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,830 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Port St Lucie 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.
Port St Lucie, Florida Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Port St Lucie 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 Port St Lucie, Florida
CES employment for Port St Lucie peaked in February 2020 at 157,600. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie according to the employer survey. From a trough of 136,600 in April 2020, Port St Lucie has gained 19,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 214,558 for Port St Lucie in January 2020. 1,121 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 178,374, Port St Lucie has added 35,063 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Port St Lucie, Florida Employment History