Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 317,300 jobs in Durham, North Carolina in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 294,616 employed persons for the month. Durham lost 500 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 567 (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 peaked in April 2019 at 318,600. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Durham according to the employer survey. From a trough of 316,300 in June 2019, Durham has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in October 2019 for Durham is at a new high of 294,616.
Employment: CES, CPS
Durham, North Carolina Employment History