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Jacksonville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 49,300 jobs in Jacksonville, North Carolina in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,656 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 300 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 46 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,300 +300 -400
CPS 61,656 +46 +376

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville, North Carolina

CES employment for Jacksonville peaked in July 2018 at 49,900. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,600 in September 2018, Jacksonville has gained 1,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 62,054 for Jacksonville in December 2018. 398 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 61,610, Jacksonville has added 46 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 49,300 300 61,656 46
January 2019 49,000 0 61,610 -444
December 2018 49,000 300 62,054 255
November 2018 48,700 0 61,799 185
October 2018 48,700 1,100 61,614 570
September 2018 47,600 -2,000 61,044 -453
August 2018 49,600 -300 61,497 -67
July 2018 49,900 200 61,564 75
June 2018 49,700 0 61,489 86
May 2018 49,700 -100 61,403 80
April 2018 49,800 0 61,323 58
March 2018 49,800 100 61,265 -15