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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 193,800 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 199,902 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi lost 700 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 524 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 193,800 -700 +800
CPS 199,902 +524 +3,142

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 1,800 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi according to the employer survey. From a trough of 190,300 in September 2017, Corpus Christi has gained 3,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Corpus Christi is at a new high of 199,902.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 193,800 -700 199,902 524
January 2019 194,500 300 199,378 -334
December 2018 194,200 -200 199,712 383
November 2018 194,400 800 199,329 1,499
October 2018 193,600 1,400 197,830 1,584
September 2018 192,200 -700 196,246 -132
August 2018 192,900 -500 196,378 294
July 2018 193,400 500 196,084 102
June 2018 192,900 -400 195,982 -1,039
May 2018 193,300 -100 197,021 189
April 2018 193,400 500 196,832 -438
March 2018 192,900 -100 197,270 510