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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 40,100 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 48,068 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro added 400 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 74 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,100 +400 +800
CPS 48,068 +74 +1,502

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

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Goldsboro peaked in January 2008 at 45,500. Since then 5,400 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,100 in May 2020, Goldsboro has gained 2,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 51,323 for Goldsboro in September 2012. 3,255 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 42,994, Goldsboro has added 5,074 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 40,100 400 48,068 74
June 2021 39,700 600 47,994 50
May 2021 39,100 400 47,944 -151
April 2021 38,700 -600 48,095 -170
March 2021 39,300 300 48,265 -124
February 2021 39,000 -100 48,389 -142
January 2021 39,100 -600 48,531 -32
December 2020 39,700 200 48,563 101
November 2020 39,500 -100 48,462 179
October 2020 39,600 -200 48,283 390
September 2020 39,800 100 47,893 578
August 2020 39,700 400 47,315 749