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Tallahassee, Florida Job Growth

There were 188,500 jobs in Tallahassee, Florida in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 189,561 employed persons for the month. Tallahassee added 400 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 235 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tallahassee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 188,500 +400 +4,600
CPS 189,561 +235 +2,988

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 May 2019 at 188,900. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 188,100 in June 2019, Tallahassee has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Tallahassee is at a new high of 189,561.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Tallahassee, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 188,500 400 189,561 235
June 2019 188,100 -800 189,326 120
May 2019 188,900 500 189,206 25
April 2019 188,400 500 189,181 -85
March 2019 187,900 400 189,266 306
February 2019 187,500 700 188,960 405
January 2019 186,800 0 188,555 502
December 2018 186,800 400 188,053 18
November 2018 186,400 200 188,035 188
October 2018 186,200 1,900 187,847 481
September 2018 184,300 500 187,366 462
August 2018 183,800 -100 186,904 331