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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 35,100 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 41,341 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro lost 5,700 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 7,039 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 35,100 -5,700 -6,300
CPS 41,341 -7,039 -9,159

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 10,400 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 51,036 for Goldsboro in September 2012. 9,695 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 35,100 -5,700 41,341 -7,039
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
November 2019 41,100 200 50,021 126
October 2019 40,900 0 49,895 87
September 2019 40,900 -100 49,808 24
August 2019 41,000 -200 49,784 -69
July 2019 41,200 0 49,853 -180
June 2019 41,200 -100 50,033 -246
May 2019 41,300 -100 50,279 -221