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Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth

There were 50,000 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 69,332 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda lost 100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 155 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Punta Gorda job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,000 -100 +1,300
CPS 69,332 +155 +1,382

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 2019 at 50,400. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Punta Gorda is at a new high of 69,332.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 50,000 -100 69,332 155
June 2019 50,100 0 69,177 128
May 2019 50,100 -100 69,049 84
April 2019 50,200 -200 68,965 38
March 2019 50,400 300 68,927 152
February 2019 50,100 300 68,775 220
January 2019 49,800 600 68,555 165
December 2018 49,200 -100 68,390 -9
November 2018 49,300 -100 68,399 28
October 2018 49,400 400 68,371 147
September 2018 49,000 100 68,224 167
August 2018 48,900 200 68,057 107