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Jacksonville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 49,200 jobs in Jacksonville, North Carolina in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,555 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 182 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,200 -100 +300
CPS 60,555 +182 +153

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 May 2014 at 49,300. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,700 in April 2016, Jacksonville has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 60,923 for Jacksonville in July 2009. 368 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey. From a July 2011 low of 57,246, Jacksonville has added 3,309 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 49,200 -100 60,555 182
February 2017 49,300 400 60,373 133
January 2017 48,900 -100 60,240 -131
December 2016 49,000 100 60,371 38
November 2016 48,900 200 60,333 29
October 2016 48,700 -200 60,304 45
September 2016 48,900 100 60,259 162
August 2016 48,800 0 60,097 147
July 2016 48,800 -100 59,950 -63
June 2016 48,900 100 60,013 -130
May 2016 48,800 100 60,143 -125
April 2016 48,700 -200 60,268 -134