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Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth

There were 48,500 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,616 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda lost 0 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 267 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Punta Gorda job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,500 0 -1,800
CPS 68,616 +267 -1,751

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 2,000 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 5,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 70,367 for Punta Gorda in February 2020. 1,751 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 12,093 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 48,500 0 68,616 267
January 2021 48,500 -200 68,349 265
December 2020 48,700 300 68,084 417
November 2020 48,400 -800 67,667 -604
October 2020 49,200 0 68,271 426
September 2020 49,200 600 67,845 183
August 2020 48,600 600 67,662 4,090
July 2020 48,000 100 63,572 1,237
June 2020 47,900 1,600 62,335 3,750
May 2020 46,300 3,300 58,585 2,062
April 2020 43,000 -7,200 56,523 -12,538
March 2020 50,200 -100 69,061 -1,306