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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 188,900 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 191,256 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 400 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 135 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 188,900 +400 +6,300
CPS 191,256 +135 +4,694

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 196,400. Since then 7,500 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 171,500 in April 2020, Corpus Christi has gained 17,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 198,381 for Corpus Christi in October 2014. 7,125 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 26,556 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 188,900 400 191,256 135
March 2022 188,500 600 191,121 644
February 2022 187,900 0 190,477 530
January 2022 187,900 700 189,947 379
December 2021 187,200 800 189,568 -43
November 2021 186,400 1,000 189,611 78
October 2021 185,400 -600 189,533 462
September 2021 186,000 1,000 189,071 617
August 2021 185,000 0 188,454 616
July 2021 185,000 900 187,838 547
June 2021 184,100 1,100 187,291 400
May 2021 183,000 400 186,891 329