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Florence, South Carolina Job Growth

There were 89,100 jobs in Florence, South Carolina in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 93,233 employed persons for the month. Florence added 400 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 491 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Florence job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 89,100 +400 +2,400
CPS 93,233 +491 +1,851

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 July 2019 at 93,000. Since then 3,900 jobs have been lost in Florence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 82,100 in April 2020, Florence has gained 7,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 94,614 for Florence in October 2020. 1,381 jobs have been lost in Florence since then according to the household survey. From a November 2020 low of 91,378, Florence has added 1,855 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Florence, South Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 89,100 400 93,233 491
June 2021 88,700 500 92,742 264
May 2021 88,200 -300 92,478 211
April 2021 88,500 100 92,267 204
March 2021 88,400 -600 92,063 222
February 2021 89,000 -400 91,841 194
January 2021 89,400 -200 91,647 115
December 2020 89,600 0 91,532 154
November 2020 89,600 300 91,378 -3,236
October 2020 89,300 1,000 94,614 273
September 2020 88,300 300 94,341 406
August 2020 88,000 1,300 93,935 2,553