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Goldsboro, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 40,800 jobs in Goldsboro, North Carolina in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 49,138 employed persons for the month. Goldsboro lost 300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 143 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Goldsboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,800 -300 +600
CPS 49,138 +143 +1,628

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 4,700 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,000 in May 2020, Goldsboro has gained 2,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 51,293 for Goldsboro in August 2012. 2,155 jobs have been lost in Goldsboro since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 42,287, Goldsboro has added 6,851 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Goldsboro, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 40,800 -300 49,138 143
March 2022 41,100 0 48,995 184
February 2022 41,100 100 48,811 115
January 2022 41,000 100 48,696 247
December 2021 40,900 0 48,449 -9
November 2021 40,900 300 48,458 40
October 2021 40,600 100 48,418 142
September 2021 40,500 -300 48,276 169
August 2021 40,800 -100 48,107 161
July 2021 40,900 600 47,946 156
June 2021 40,300 0 47,790 138
May 2021 40,300 100 47,652 142