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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.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 155,700 +500 +10,600
CPS 213,437 +1,830 +26,689

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

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Port St Lucie, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 155,700 500 213,437 1,830
April 2021 155,200 1,200 211,607 1,762
March 2021 154,000 2,000 209,845 1,368
February 2021 152,000 400 208,477 1,139
January 2021 151,600 0 207,338 885
December 2020 151,600 600 206,453 623
November 2020 151,000 -100 205,830 978
October 2020 151,100 -1,600 204,852 1,677
September 2020 152,700 1,500 203,175 2,426
August 2020 151,200 -1,400 200,749 3,349
July 2020 152,600 2,100 197,400 4,552
June 2020 150,500 5,400 192,848 6,100