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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 41,500 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 50,774 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro lost 0 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 54 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 41,500 0 -500
CPS 50,774 -54 -161

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 4,000 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,500 in June 2016, Goldsboro has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 51,242 for Goldsboro in March 2017. 468 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro since then according to the household survey. From a November 2017 low of 50,360, Goldsboro has added 414 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 41,500 0 50,774 -54
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
October 2017 41,700 0 50,509 -147
September 2017 41,700 0 50,656 11
August 2017 41,700 0 50,645 34
July 2017 41,700 -300 50,611 -66
June 2017 42,000 0 50,677 -258