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Sebastian-Vero Beach, Florida Job Growth

There were 52,200 jobs in Sebastian, Florida in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,290 employed persons for the month. Sebastian added 100 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 Sebastian job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,200 +100 -2,600
CPS 61,290 +267 -2,232

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Sebastian, Florida Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Sebastian 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 Sebastian, Florida

CES employment for Sebastian peaked in August 2019 at 54,800. Since then 2,600 jobs have been lost in Sebastian according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,400 in April 2020, Sebastian has gained 4,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 63,522 for Sebastian in February 2020. 2,232 jobs have been lost in Sebastian since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 51,449, Sebastian has added 9,841 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Sebastian, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 52,200 100 61,290 267
January 2021 52,100 0 61,023 189
December 2020 52,100 -100 60,834 246
November 2020 52,200 -100 60,588 142
October 2020 52,300 0 60,446 187
September 2020 52,300 500 60,259 81
August 2020 51,800 500 60,178 2,956
July 2020 51,300 0 57,222 1,136
June 2020 51,300 1,300 56,086 3,044
May 2020 50,000 2,600 53,042 1,593
April 2020 47,400 -7,000 51,449 -10,449
March 2020 54,400 -400 61,898 -1,624