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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 41,700 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 49,905 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro added 400 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 136 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,700 +400 -100
CPS 49,905 -136 -581

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 3,800 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,200 in November 2016, Goldsboro has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 51,233 for Goldsboro in March 2017. 1,328 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro since then according to the household survey. From a June 2017 low of 49,854, Goldsboro has added 51 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 41,700 400 49,905 -136
July 2017 41,300 -200 50,041 187
June 2017 41,500 200 49,854 -532
May 2017 41,300 -100 50,386 -582
April 2017 41,400 -200 50,968 -265
March 2017 41,600 0 51,233 452
February 2017 41,600 -200 50,781 395
January 2017 41,800 200 50,386 276
December 2016 41,600 400 50,110 27
November 2016 41,200 -400 50,083 -86
October 2016 41,600 -200 50,169 -187
September 2016 41,800 0 50,356 -130