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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 37,400 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 46,227 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro added 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 222 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 37,400 +100 -3,700
CPS 46,227 +222 -3,794

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 8,100 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,100 in April 2020, Goldsboro has gained 2,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 51,036 for Goldsboro in September 2012. 4,809 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 41,311, Goldsboro has added 4,916 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 37,400 100 46,227 222
October 2020 37,300 -600 46,005 266
September 2020 37,900 700 45,739 1,734
August 2020 37,200 300 44,005 285
July 2020 36,900 200 43,720 178
June 2020 36,700 1,400 43,542 2,026
May 2020 35,300 200 41,516 205
April 2020 35,100 -5,700 41,311 -7,069
March 2020 40,800 -300 48,380 -1,983
February 2020 41,100 200 50,363 180
January 2020 40,900 -100 50,183 2
December 2019 41,000 -100 50,181 160