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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 191,400 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 196,981 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 926 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 191,400 +100 -1,900
CPS 196,981 +926 +2,938

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 4,300 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 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 198,597 for Corpus Christi in December 2017. 1,616 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 196,055, Corpus Christi has added 926 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 191,400 100 196,981 926
January 2018 191,300 200 196,055 -2,542
December 2017 191,100 100 198,597 876
November 2017 191,000 300 197,721 546
October 2017 190,700 900 197,175 -940
September 2017 189,800 -1,300 198,115 359
August 2017 191,100 -1,100 197,756 748
July 2017 192,200 -1,300 197,008 -28
June 2017 193,500 -200 197,036 525
May 2017 193,700 -300 196,511 1,024
April 2017 194,000 -500 195,487 518
March 2017 194,500 1,200 194,969 926