Ocala ranks 16th in Florida in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in February


Florida’s Ocala payroll data reveal that it is ranked 16th in Florida in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in February, with 106,500 employees, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Florida Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Rank
Metropolitan Statistical Area
February (in thousands)
1
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
2729.1
2
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater
1368.3
3
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
1329.3
4
Jacksonville
711.3
5
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton
311.1
6
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
283.2
7
Lakeland-Winter Haven
232.1
8
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
229.8
9
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
207.1
10
Tallahassee
189.1
11
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
183.0
12
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island
157.1
13
Port St. Lucie
155.4
14
Gainesville
148.1
15
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
115.9
16
Ocala
106.5
17
Panama City
81.8
18
Sebastian-Vero Beach
55.2
19
Punta Gorda
50.7
20
Homosassa Springs
33.8
21
The Villages
30.8
22
Sebring
26.4
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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