Ocean City, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 45,100 jobs in Ocean City, New Jersey in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 45,777 employed persons for the month. Ocean City lost 400 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4 (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 July 2023 at 47,700. Since then 2,600 jobs have been lost in Ocean City according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,949 for Ocean City in July 2005. 8,172 jobs have been lost in Ocean City since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 32,544, Ocean City has added 13,233 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ocean City, New Jersey Employment History