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Port St. Lucie, Florida Job Growth

There were 147,600 jobs in Port St Lucie, Florida in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 181,562 employed persons for the month. Port St Lucie added 5,000 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 5,933 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Port St Lucie job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 147,600 +5,000 -7,600
CPS 181,562 +5,933 -28,599

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 10,000 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 5,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 213,826 for Port St Lucie in February 2020. 32,264 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 5,933 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2020

Port St Lucie, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2020 147,600 5,000 181,562 5,933
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
November 2019 156,100 400 213,483 309
October 2019 155,700 0 213,174 401
September 2019 155,700 -200 212,773 521
August 2019 155,900 400 212,252 655
July 2019 155,500 500 211,597 720
June 2019 155,000 -200 210,877 716