Ocean City, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 32,900 jobs in Ocean City, New Jersey in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,284 employed persons for the month. Ocean City added 1,400 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,285 (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 12,000 jobs have been lost in Ocean City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 31,100 in May 2020, Ocean City has gained 1,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,983 for Ocean City in July 2005. 22,699 jobs have been lost in Ocean City since then according to the household survey. From a July 2020 low of 27,999, Ocean City has added 3,285 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ocean City, New Jersey Employment History