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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 42,000 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,162 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro added 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 144 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 42,000 +300 -100
CPS 51,162 +144 +452

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Goldsboro 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 Goldsboro, North Carolina

CES employment for Goldsboro peaked in January 2008 at 45,500. Since then 3,500 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,600 in October 2014, Goldsboro has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 52,162 for Goldsboro in March 2016. 1,000 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro since then according to the household survey. From a November 2016 low of 51,018, Goldsboro has added 144 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 42,000 300 51,162 144
November 2016 41,700 -700 51,018 -44
October 2016 42,400 -400 51,062 -83
September 2016 42,800 300 51,145 123
August 2016 42,500 200 51,022 -571
July 2016 42,300 -300 51,593 97
June 2016 42,600 200 51,496 -350
May 2016 42,400 -200 51,846 -230
April 2016 42,600 0 52,076 -86
March 2016 42,600 200 52,162 790
February 2016 42,400 -200 51,372 311
January 2016 42,600 500 51,061 351