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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 180,400 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 180,492 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 400 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 310 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 180,400 +400 -13,500
CPS 180,492 +310 -17,013

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 15,200 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 12,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 199,044 for Corpus Christi in October 2014. 18,552 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 23,738 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2020

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2020 180,400 400 180,492 310
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
November 2019 194,400 0 198,831 255
October 2019 194,400 400 198,576 314
September 2019 194,000 -300 198,262 365
August 2019 194,300 400 197,897 392