Department of Numbers

Fayetteville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 133,000 jobs in Fayetteville, North Carolina in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 142,966 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 600 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 579 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 133,000 +600 +1,900
CPS 142,966 +579 +2,765

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 in July 2019 is at a new high of 133,000.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 144,835 for Fayetteville in October 2008. 1,869 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 133,129, Fayetteville has added 9,837 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 133,000 600 142,966 579
June 2019 132,400 100 142,387 360
May 2019 132,300 -200 142,027 273
April 2019 132,500 500 141,754 359
March 2019 132,000 0 141,395 247
February 2019 132,000 400 141,148 270
January 2019 131,600 400 140,878 218
December 2018 131,200 100 140,660 27
November 2018 131,100 600 140,633 98
October 2018 130,500 1,199 140,535 191
September 2018 129,300 -1,500 140,344 131
August 2018 130,800 -299 140,213 12