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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 194,600 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 197,824 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 1,700 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,578 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 194,600 +1,700 +3,900
CPS 197,824 +1,578 +2,871

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 195,700. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 189,800 in September 2017, Corpus Christi has gained 4,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 199,007 for Corpus Christi in October 2014. 1,183 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey. From a November 2015 low of 194,686, Corpus Christi has added 3,138 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 194,600 1,700 197,824 1,578
September 2018 192,900 400 196,246 -132
August 2018 192,500 500 196,378 294
July 2018 192,000 400 196,084 102
June 2018 191,600 100 195,982 -1,039
May 2018 191,500 300 197,021 189
April 2018 191,200 -400 196,832 -438
March 2018 191,600 100 197,270 510
February 2018 191,500 200 196,760 1,666
January 2018 191,300 200 195,094 -627
December 2017 191,100 100 195,721 423
November 2017 191,000 300 195,298 345