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Florence, South Carolina Job Growth

There were 92,300 jobs in Florence, South Carolina in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 93,772 employed persons for the month. Florence lost 300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 512 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Florence job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 92,300 -300 +1,100
CPS 93,772 +512 +2,604

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Florence, South Carolina Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Florence 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 Florence, South Carolina

CES employment for Florence peaked in January 2019 at 92,600. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Florence according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Florence is at a new high of 93,772.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Florence, South Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 92,300 -300 93,772 512
January 2019 92,600 700 93,260 1,469
December 2018 91,900 100 91,791 286
November 2018 91,800 100 91,505 332
October 2018 91,700 900 91,173 520
September 2018 90,800 -400 90,653 1
August 2018 91,200 -600 90,652 -568
July 2018 91,800 700 91,220 408
June 2018 91,100 0 90,812 -7
May 2018 91,100 300 90,819 -17
April 2018 90,800 -200 90,836 -205
March 2018 91,000 -200 91,041 -127