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Port St. Lucie, Florida Job Growth

There were 152,000 jobs in Port St Lucie, Florida in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 207,789 employed persons for the month. Port St Lucie added 400 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,290 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Port St Lucie job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 152,000 +400 -5,600
CPS 207,789 +1,290 -6,037

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 5,600 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 15,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 213,826 for Port St Lucie in February 2020. 6,037 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 175,629, Port St Lucie has added 32,160 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Port St Lucie, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 152,000 400 207,789 1,290
January 2021 151,600 0 206,499 807
December 2020 151,600 600 205,692 2,987
November 2020 151,000 -100 202,705 -1,756
October 2020 151,100 -1,600 204,461 1,113
September 2020 152,700 1,500 203,348 946
August 2020 151,200 -1,400 202,402 10,245
July 2020 152,600 2,100 192,157 515
June 2020 150,500 5,400 191,642 9,501
May 2020 145,100 8,500 182,141 6,512
April 2020 136,600 -20,600 175,629 -33,612
March 2020 157,200 -400 209,241 -4,585