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Punta Gorda, Florida Job Growth

There were 48,900 jobs in Punta Gorda, Florida in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,877 employed persons for the month. Punta Gorda added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 494 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Punta Gorda job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,900 +100 +900
CPS 68,877 +494 +1,614

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 May 2018 at 48,900. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Punta Gorda according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,800 in June 2018, Punta Gorda has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Punta Gorda is at a new high of 68,877.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Punta Gorda, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 48,900 100 68,877 494
September 2018 48,800 -100 68,383 299
August 2018 48,900 0 68,084 -465
July 2018 48,900 100 68,549 248
June 2018 48,800 -100 68,301 94
May 2018 48,900 100 68,207 123
April 2018 48,800 300 68,084 -28
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