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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 192,700 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 192,975 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 200 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 335 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey January 2023 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 192,700 +200 +5,000
CPS 192,975 +335 +3,028

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 195,400. Since then 2,700 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 170,300 in April 2020, Corpus Christi has gained 22,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 198,381 for Corpus Christi in October 2014. 5,406 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 164,700, Corpus Christi has added 28,275 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through January 2023

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
January 2023 192,700 200 192,975 335
December 2022 192,500 100 192,640 360
November 2022 192,400 400 192,280 252
October 2022 192,000 300 192,028 240
September 2022 191,700 300 191,788 24
August 2022 191,400 500 191,764 9
July 2022 190,900 1,500 191,755 227
June 2022 189,400 -400 191,528 197
May 2022 189,800 800 191,331 177
April 2022 189,000 400 191,154 33
March 2022 188,600 -100 191,121 644
February 2022 188,700 1,000 190,477 530