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Tallahassee, Florida Job Growth

There were 187,300 jobs in Tallahassee, Florida in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 189,255 employed persons for the month. Tallahassee added 500 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 68 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tallahassee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 187,300 +500 +3,900
CPS 189,255 +68 +2,495

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

Tallahassee, Florida Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Tallahassee in February 2019 is at a new high of 187,300.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 189,331 for Tallahassee in December 2018. 76 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 189,187, Tallahassee has added 68 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Tallahassee, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 187,300 500 189,255 68
January 2019 186,800 0 189,187 -144
December 2018 186,800 400 189,331 935
November 2018 186,400 200 188,396 1,220
October 2018 186,200 1,900 187,176 791
September 2018 184,300 500 186,385 -123
August 2018 183,800 -100 186,508 -608
July 2018 183,900 0 187,116 -158
June 2018 183,900 0 187,274 360
May 2018 183,900 400 186,914 550
April 2018 183,500 -200 186,364 -301
March 2018 183,700 300 186,665 -95