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Corpus Christi, Texas Job Growth

There were 186,400 jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 191,337 employed persons for the month. Corpus Christi added 600 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 749 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Corpus Christi job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 186,400 +600 +8,200
CPS 191,337 +749 +6,691

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 9,200 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 16,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 198,507 for Corpus Christi in October 2014. 7,170 jobs have been lost in Corpus Christi since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 164,120, Corpus Christi has added 27,217 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Corpus Christi, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 186,400 600 191,337 749
October 2021 185,800 200 190,588 670
September 2021 185,600 1,000 189,918 741
August 2021 184,600 100 189,177 580
July 2021 184,500 1,600 188,597 3,334
June 2021 182,900 1,100 185,263 371
May 2021 181,800 700 184,892 416
April 2021 181,100 -100 184,476 -16
March 2021 181,200 1,000 184,492 -131
February 2021 180,200 1,200 184,623 -330
January 2021 179,000 500 184,953 -336
December 2020 178,500 300 185,289 643