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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 41,300 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 51,022 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 333 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,300 -100 -400
CPS 51,022 +333 +124

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 4,200 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,300 in October 2016, Goldsboro has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 51,242 for Goldsboro in March 2017. 220 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 50,080, Goldsboro has added 942 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 41,300 -100 51,022 333
January 2019 41,400 -100 50,689 166
December 2018 41,500 0 50,523 188
November 2018 41,500 -400 50,335 -26
October 2018 41,900 600 50,361 281
September 2018 41,300 -200 50,080 -168
August 2018 41,500 100 50,248 -491
July 2018 41,400 -100 50,739 116
June 2018 41,500 -100 50,623 -141
May 2018 41,600 200 50,764 -64
April 2018 41,400 -300 50,828 -105
March 2018 41,700 0 50,933 35