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Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth

There were 48,600 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,075 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda added 100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 37 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Punta Gorda job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,600 +100 +600
CPS 68,075 -37 +1,035

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 in April 2018 is at a new high of 48,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 68,118 for Punta Gorda in November 2006. 43 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 56,313, Punta Gorda has added 11,762 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 48,600 100 68,075 -37
March 2018 48,500 100 68,112 57
February 2018 48,400 200 68,055 505
January 2018 48,200 0 67,550 160
December 2017 48,200 -200 67,390 -64
November 2017 48,400 400 67,454 191
October 2017 48,000 1,400 67,263 280
September 2017 46,600 -1,600 66,983 50
August 2017 48,200 -200 66,933 -75
July 2017 48,400 300 67,008 36
June 2017 48,100 100 66,972 74
May 2017 48,000 0 66,898 -142