Ocean City, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 44,500 jobs in Ocean City, New Jersey in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,706 employed persons for the month. Ocean City added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 57 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Ocean City job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Ocean City, New Jersey Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Ocean City 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 Ocean City, New Jersey
CES employment for Ocean City peaked in September 2004 at 44,900. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Ocean City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 39,400 in May 2011, Ocean City has gained 5,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 54,035 for Ocean City in July 2005. 10,329 jobs have been lost in Ocean City since then according to the household survey. From a August 2012 low of 42,035, Ocean City has added 1,671 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ocean City, New Jersey Employment History