Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 316,700 jobs in Durham, North Carolina in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 291,718 employed persons for the month. Durham added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,353 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Durham job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Durham, North Carolina Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Durham 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 Durham, North Carolina
CES employment for Durham in February 2019 is at a new high of 316,700.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 292,138 for Durham in July 2018. 420 jobs have been lost in Durham since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 289,365, Durham has added 2,353 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Durham, North Carolina Employment History