Department of Numbers

Jacksonville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 49,600 jobs in Jacksonville, North Carolina in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,777 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 315 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,600 +100 +800
CPS 61,777 +315 +1,710

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

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Jacksonville peaked in August 2016 at 49,800. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 49,400 in September 2016, Jacksonville has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 61,777.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 49,600 100 61,777 315
November 2016 49,500 0 61,462 226
October 2016 49,500 100 61,236 105
September 2016 49,400 -400 61,131 174
August 2016 49,800 1,600 60,957 325
July 2016 48,200 -1,500 60,632 -321
June 2016 49,700 300 60,953 265
May 2016 49,400 600 60,688 60
April 2016 48,800 -300 60,628 -62
March 2016 49,100 300 60,690 549
February 2016 48,800 -200 60,141 141
January 2016 49,000 200 60,000 -67