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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 195,600 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 198,997 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 900 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 26 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 195,600 +900 +2,700
CPS 198,997 -26 +956

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

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Corpus Christi 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 Corpus Christi, Texas

CES employment for Corpus Christi peaked in December 2014 at 195,600. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 190,300 in September 2017, Corpus Christi has gained 5,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 199,816 for Corpus Christi in April 2019. 819 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 195,600 900 198,997 -26
July 2019 194,700 -400 199,023 -390
June 2019 195,100 300 199,413 -280
May 2019 194,800 200 199,693 -123
April 2019 194,600 500 199,816 6
March 2019 194,100 -200 199,810 239
February 2019 194,300 -200 199,571 522
January 2019 194,500 300 199,049 216
December 2018 194,200 -200 198,833 41
November 2018 194,400 800 198,792 181
October 2018 193,600 1,400 198,611 328
September 2018 192,200 -700 198,283 242