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Sebastian-Vero Beach, Florida Job Growth

There were 53,000 jobs in Sebastian, Florida in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,555 employed persons for the month. Sebastian added 100 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 507 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sebastian job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 53,000 +100 +3,000
CPS 62,555 +507 +7,293

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 1,800 jobs have been lost in Sebastian according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,400 in April 2020, Sebastian has gained 5,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 63,699 for Sebastian in January 2020. 1,144 jobs have been lost in Sebastian since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 52,783, Sebastian has added 9,772 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Sebastian, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 53,000 100 62,555 507
April 2021 52,900 400 62,048 456
March 2021 52,500 100 61,592 331
February 2021 52,400 300 61,261 323
January 2021 52,100 0 60,938 216
December 2020 52,100 -100 60,722 264
November 2020 52,200 -100 60,458 374
October 2020 52,300 0 60,084 490
September 2020 52,300 500 59,594 672
August 2020 51,800 500 58,922 868
July 2020 51,300 0 58,054 1,153
June 2020 51,300 1,300 56,901 1,639