Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 310,900 jobs in Durham, North Carolina in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 285,714 employed persons for the month. Durham added 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,610 (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 July 2017 at 312,700. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Durham according to the employer survey. From a trough of 310,100 in December 2017, Durham has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 287,100 for Durham in October 2017. 1,386 jobs have been lost in Durham since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 284,104, Durham has added 1,610 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Durham, North Carolina Employment History