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Tallahassee, Florida Job Growth

There were 170,400 jobs in Tallahassee, Florida in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 158,667 employed persons for the month. Tallahassee lost 16,100 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 28,164 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tallahassee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 170,400 -16,100 -16,200
CPS 158,667 -28,164 -28,980

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 peaked in October 2019 at 188,100. Since then 17,700 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 191,057 for Tallahassee in December 2019. 32,390 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Tallahassee, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 170,400 -16,100 158,667 -28,164
March 2020 186,500 -1,000 186,831 -3,802
February 2020 187,500 -500 190,633 157
January 2020 188,000 500 190,476 -581
December 2019 187,500 -400 191,057 481
November 2019 187,900 -200 190,576 555
October 2019 188,100 1,400 190,021 606
September 2019 186,700 100 189,415 607
August 2019 186,600 200 188,808 529
July 2019 186,400 500 188,279 370
June 2019 185,900 -1,100 187,909 199
May 2019 187,000 400 187,710 63