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Florence, South Carolina Job Growth

There were 88,900 jobs in Florence, South Carolina in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 90,829 employed persons for the month. Florence lost 0 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 212 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Florence job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 88,900 0 +1,000
CPS 90,829 -212 +235

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 in March 2018 is at a new high of 88,900.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 91,168 for Florence in February 2018. 339 jobs have been lost in Florence since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Florence, South Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 88,900 0 90,829 -212
March 2018 88,900 200 91,041 -127
February 2018 88,700 100 91,168 467
January 2018 88,600 100 90,701 95
December 2017 88,500 300 90,606 70
November 2017 88,200 200 90,536 -50
October 2017 88,000 -100 90,586 -80
September 2017 88,100 0 90,666 36
August 2017 88,100 -200 90,630 26
July 2017 88,300 100 90,604 46
June 2017 88,200 300 90,558 78
May 2017 87,900 0 90,480 -114