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Florence, South Carolina Job Growth

There were 90,800 jobs in Florence, South Carolina in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 92,164 employed persons for the month. Florence added 1,200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,939 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Florence job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 90,800 +1,200 -1,800
CPS 92,164 -1,939 -3,189

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 2,200 jobs have been lost in Florence according to the employer survey. From a trough of 83,400 in April 2020, Florence has gained 7,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 95,426 for Florence in December 2019. 3,262 jobs have been lost in Florence since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 87,402, Florence has added 4,762 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Florence, South Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 90,800 1,200 92,164 -1,939
October 2020 89,600 800 94,103 1,603
September 2020 88,800 -900 92,500 -2,000
August 2020 89,700 -600 94,500 244
July 2020 90,300 600 94,256 273
June 2020 89,700 2,700 93,983 3,837
May 2020 87,000 3,600 90,146 2,744
April 2020 83,400 -8,400 87,402 -7,678
March 2020 91,800 100 95,080 5
February 2020 91,700 -300 95,075 -93
January 2020 92,000 -900 95,168 -258
December 2019 92,900 300 95,426 73