Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 320,100 jobs in Durham, North Carolina in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 289,488 employed persons for the month. Durham added 1,500 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 951 (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 January 2020 at 334,000. Since then 13,900 jobs have been lost in Durham according to the employer survey. From a trough of 300,800 in April 2020, Durham has gained 19,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 298,729 for Durham in February 2020. 9,241 jobs have been lost in Durham since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 249,034, Durham has added 40,454 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Durham, North Carolina Employment History