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Sebastian-Vero Beach, Florida Job Growth

There were 52,100 jobs in Sebastian, Florida in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 59,810 employed persons for the month. Sebastian lost 100 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,588 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sebastian job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,100 -100 -2,400
CPS 59,810 +2,588 -3,419

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 January 2020 at 54,800. Since then 2,700 jobs have been lost in Sebastian according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,400 in April 2020, Sebastian has gained 3,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 63,522 for Sebastian in February 2020. 3,712 jobs have been lost in Sebastian since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 51,449, Sebastian has added 8,361 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2020

Sebastian, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2020 52,100 -100 59,810 2,588
July 2020 52,200 600 57,222 1,136
June 2020 51,600 1,600 56,086 3,044
May 2020 50,000 1,600 53,042 1,593
April 2020 48,400 -6,300 51,449 -10,449
March 2020 54,700 -100 61,898 -1,624
February 2020 54,800 0 63,522 120
January 2020 54,800 300 63,402 -17
December 2019 54,500 100 63,419 15
November 2019 54,400 -200 63,404 38
October 2019 54,600 500 63,366 54
September 2019 54,100 -400 63,312 83