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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 41,900 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,331 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 251 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,900 +100 +200
CPS 50,331 +251 -178

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 3,600 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,500 in June 2016, Goldsboro has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 51,242 for Goldsboro in March 2017. 911 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 50,080, Goldsboro has added 251 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 41,900 100 50,331 251
September 2018 41,800 100 50,080 -168
August 2018 41,700 200 50,248 -491
July 2018 41,500 -100 50,739 116
June 2018 41,600 100 50,623 -141
May 2018 41,500 0 50,764 -64
April 2018 41,500 -100 50,828 -105
March 2018 41,600 -100 50,933 35
February 2018 41,700 200 50,898 438
January 2018 41,500 -100 50,460 75
December 2017 41,600 -100 50,385 25
November 2017 41,700 0 50,360 -149