Ocean City, New Jersey Job Growth
There were 44,000 jobs in Ocean City, New Jersey in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 44,238 employed persons for the month. Ocean City lost 500 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 153 (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 900 jobs have been lost in Ocean City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 31,100 in June 2020, Ocean City has gained 12,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 53,949 for Ocean City in July 2005. 9,711 jobs have been lost in Ocean City since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 32,186, Ocean City has added 12,052 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Ocean City, New Jersey Employment History