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Port St. Lucie, Florida Job Growth

There were 152,600 jobs in Port St Lucie, Florida in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 205,107 employed persons for the month. Port St Lucie lost 600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 646 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Port St Lucie job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 152,600 -600 -3,500
CPS 205,107 +646 -8,376

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 5,000 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie according to the employer survey. From a trough of 142,600 in April 2020, Port St Lucie has gained 10,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 213,826 for Port St Lucie in February 2020. 8,719 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 29,478 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Port St Lucie, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 152,600 -600 205,107 646
October 2020 153,200 -1,100 204,461 1,113
September 2020 154,300 2,300 203,348 946
August 2020 152,000 800 202,402 10,245
July 2020 151,200 -800 192,157 515
June 2020 152,000 4,400 191,642 9,501
May 2020 147,600 5,000 182,141 6,512
April 2020 142,600 -15,000 175,629 -33,612
March 2020 157,600 0 209,241 -4,585
February 2020 157,600 500 213,826 436
January 2020 157,100 1,000 213,390 -300
December 2019 156,100 0 213,690 207