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Fayetteville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 131,800 jobs in Fayetteville, North Carolina in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 141,646 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 284 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 131,800 +200 +1,700
CPS 141,646 +284 +2,035

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 131,800.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 144,850 for Fayetteville in November 2008. 3,204 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 132,898, Fayetteville has added 8,748 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Fayetteville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 131,800 200 141,646 284
January 2019 131,600 400 141,362 -271
December 2018 131,200 100 141,633 291
November 2018 131,100 600 141,342 553
October 2018 130,500 1,199 140,789 1,163
September 2018 129,300 -1,500 139,626 -838
August 2018 130,800 -299 140,464 -689
July 2018 131,100 -100 141,153 598
June 2018 131,200 200 140,555 41
May 2018 131,000 199 140,514 543
April 2018 130,800 100 139,971 307
March 2018 130,699 599 139,664 53