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Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth

There were 50,300 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,552 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda lost 600 jobs in November 2020 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.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,300 -600 -300
CPS 68,552 +281 -1,549

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 September 2020 at 51,000. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 70,367 for Punta Gorda in February 2020. 1,815 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 56,523, Punta Gorda has added 12,029 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 50,300 -600 68,552 281
October 2020 50,900 -100 68,271 426
September 2020 51,000 900 67,845 183
August 2020 50,100 800 67,662 4,090
July 2020 49,300 900 63,572 1,237
June 2020 48,400 1,900 62,335 3,750
May 2020 46,500 2,000 58,585 2,062
April 2020 44,500 -6,400 56,523 -12,538
March 2020 50,900 300 69,061 -1,306
February 2020 50,600 -100 70,367 261
January 2020 50,700 200 70,106 -199
December 2019 50,500 -100 70,305 204