Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth
There were 48,800 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 69,305 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda added 200 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 281 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Punta Gorda job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Punta Gorda, Florida Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda, Florida
CES employment for Punta Gorda peaked in August 2019 at 50,500. Since then 1,700 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda according to the employer survey. From a trough of 43,000 in April 2020, Punta Gorda has gained 5,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 70,057 for Punta Gorda in January 2020. 752 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 57,253, Punta Gorda has added 12,052 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History