Department of Numbers

Fayetteville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 121,500 jobs in Fayetteville, North Carolina in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 130,601 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 300 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 440 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 121,500 +300 -9,800
CPS 130,601 +440 -11,481

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville, North Carolina

CES employment for Fayetteville peaked in September 2019 at 132,300. Since then 10,800 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 113,300 in April 2020, Fayetteville has gained 8,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 144,835 for Fayetteville in October 2008. 14,234 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 116,684, Fayetteville has added 13,917 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 121,500 300 130,601 440
October 2020 121,200 200 130,161 2,277
September 2020 121,000 1,500 127,884 430
August 2020 119,500 1,200 127,454 331
July 2020 118,300 1,100 127,123 2,343
June 2020 117,200 2,800 124,780 5,287
May 2020 114,400 1,100 119,493 2,809
April 2020 113,300 -17,399 116,684 -19,806
March 2020 130,699 -300 136,490 -5,217
February 2020 131,000 300 141,707 -126
January 2020 130,699 -300 141,833 -231
December 2019 131,000 -300 142,064 -18