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Tallahassee, Florida Job Growth

There were 174,000 jobs in Tallahassee, Florida in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 175,034 employed persons for the month. Tallahassee lost 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 202 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Tallahassee job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 174,000 -100 -13,900
CPS 175,034 +202 -15,542

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 14,100 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee according to the employer survey. From a trough of 167,200 in April 2020, Tallahassee has gained 6,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 191,057 for Tallahassee in December 2019. 16,023 jobs have been lost in Tallahassee since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 156,535, Tallahassee has added 18,499 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Tallahassee, Florida Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 174,000 -100 175,034 202
October 2020 174,100 -700 174,832 221
September 2020 174,800 -1,000 174,611 -2,969
August 2020 175,800 800 177,580 10,182
July 2020 175,000 -700 167,398 84
June 2020 175,700 3,300 167,314 6,193
May 2020 172,400 5,200 161,121 4,586
April 2020 167,200 -19,300 156,535 -30,296
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