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Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth

There were 41,600 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,422 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda lost 9,300 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 15,639 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Punta Gorda job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,600 -9,300 -8,000
CPS 53,422 -15,639 -15,319

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 March 2020 at 50,900. Since then 9,300 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. 16,945 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 41,600 -9,300 53,422 -15,639
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
November 2019 50,600 500 70,101 244
October 2019 50,100 0 69,857 270
September 2019 50,100 -200 69,587 282
August 2019 50,300 300 69,305 260
July 2019 50,000 0 69,045 177
June 2019 50,000 200 68,868 88
May 2019 49,800 200 68,780 39