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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 196,100 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 199,617 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 400 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 438 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 196,100 +400 +2,500
CPS 199,617 +438 +1,006

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 in October 2019 is at a new high of 196,100.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 199,816 for Corpus Christi in April 2019. 199 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey. From a August 2019 low of 198,992, Corpus Christi has added 625 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 196,100 400 199,617 438
September 2019 195,700 100 199,179 187
August 2019 195,600 900 198,992 -31
July 2019 194,700 -400 199,023 -390
June 2019 195,100 300 199,413 -280
May 2019 194,800 200 199,693 -123
April 2019 194,600 500 199,816 6
March 2019 194,100 -200 199,810 239
February 2019 194,300 -200 199,571 522
January 2019 194,500 300 199,049 216
December 2018 194,200 -200 198,833 41
November 2018 194,400 800 198,792 181