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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 41,600 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,202 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro lost 0 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 421 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,600 0 -700
CPS 51,202 +421 +49

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 3,900 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,200 in November 2016, Goldsboro has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Goldsboro is at a new high of 51,202.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 41,600 0 51,202 421
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
August 2016 41,800 100 50,486 -2
July 2016 41,700 200 50,488 31
June 2016 41,500 -100 50,457 -152
May 2016 41,600 -300 50,609 -334
April 2016 41,900 -400 50,943 -210