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Jacksonville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 49,700 jobs in Jacksonville, North Carolina in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,221 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 147 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,700 +400 -700
CPS 61,221 +147 -1,818

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 February 2020 at 51,000. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,800 in April 2020, Jacksonville has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 63,199 for Jacksonville in December 2019. 1,978 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 53,359, Jacksonville has added 7,862 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 49,700 400 61,221 147
October 2020 49,300 700 61,074 1,794
September 2020 48,600 1,400 59,280 131
August 2020 47,200 500 59,149 149
July 2020 46,700 200 59,000 1,889
June 2020 46,500 900 57,111 2,111
May 2020 45,600 800 55,000 1,641
April 2020 44,800 -5,600 53,359 -7,304
March 2020 50,400 -600 60,663 -2,500
February 2020 51,000 100 63,163 128
January 2020 50,900 300 63,035 -164
December 2019 50,600 200 63,199 160