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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 40,200 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 48,927 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro added 200 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 355 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,200 +200 +700
CPS 48,927 +355 +465

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 5,300 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,100 in May 2020, Goldsboro has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 51,323 for Goldsboro in September 2012. 2,396 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 42,994, Goldsboro has added 5,933 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 40,200 200 48,927 355
October 2021 40,000 500 48,572 215
September 2021 39,500 -100 48,357 159
August 2021 39,600 -100 48,198 162
July 2021 39,700 0 48,036 42
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