Ocean City, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 46,200 jobs in Ocean City, New Jersey in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,398 employed persons for the month. Ocean City lost 600 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,724 (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 February 2021 at 47,600. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Ocean City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 46,000 in May 2021, Ocean City has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,949 for Ocean City in July 2005. 10,551 jobs have been lost in Ocean City since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 31,044, Ocean City has added 12,354 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ocean City, New Jersey Employment History