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Port St. Lucie, Florida Job Growth

There were 159,000 jobs in Port St Lucie, Florida in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 221,423 employed persons for the month. Port St Lucie lost 400 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,324 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Port St Lucie job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 159,000 -400 +7,800
CPS 221,423 +1,324 +20,674

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 July 2021 at 159,400. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Port St Lucie according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in August 2021 for Port St Lucie is at a new high of 221,423.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2021

Port St Lucie, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2021 159,000 -400 221,423 1,324
July 2021 159,400 1,600 220,099 4,564
June 2021 157,800 1,800 215,535 2,017
May 2021 156,000 800 213,518 1,911
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