Punta Gorda ranks 19th in Florida in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in August


Florida’s Punta Gorda payroll data reveal that it is ranked 19th in Florida in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in August, with 49,700 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
August (in thousands)
1
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach
2728.1
2
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater
1376.9
3
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
1346.8
4
Jacksonville
726.8
5
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton
308.3
6
Cape Coral-Fort Myers
279.0
7
Lakeland-Winter Haven
232.3
8
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
231.7
9
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach
206.9
10
Tallahassee
186.9
11
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
184.3
12
Port St. Lucie
156.0
13
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island
152.0
14
Gainesville
143.3
15
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
120.8
16
Ocala
107.7
17
Panama City
85.5
18
Sebastian-Vero Beach
54.8
19
Punta Gorda
49.7
20
Homosassa Springs
33.8
21
The Villages
30.7
22
Sebring
25.8
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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