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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 179,200 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 181,719 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi lost 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,669 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 179,200 -100 -15,200
CPS 181,719 -1,669 -17,112

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 16,400 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 168,400 in April 2020, Corpus Christi has gained 10,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 199,044 for Corpus Christi in October 2014. 17,325 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 156,754, Corpus Christi has added 24,965 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 179,200 -100 181,719 -1,669
October 2020 179,300 100 183,388 277
September 2020 179,200 -2,500 183,111 -7,333
August 2020 181,700 1,100 190,444 9,854
July 2020 180,600 600 180,590 408
June 2020 180,000 7,400 180,182 15,193
May 2020 172,600 4,200 164,989 8,235
April 2020 168,400 -24,300 156,754 -34,547
March 2020 192,700 -1,500 191,301 -7,198
February 2020 194,200 100 198,499 45
January 2020 194,100 -100 198,454 -556
December 2019 194,200 -200 199,010 179