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Jacksonville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 49,500 jobs in Jacksonville, North Carolina in May 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,458 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville lost 200 jobs in May 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 135 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,500 -200 +400
CPS 61,458 +135 +574

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 2018 at 49,800. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in May 2018 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 61,458.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2018

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2018 49,500 -200 61,458 135
April 2018 49,700 0 61,323 58
March 2018 49,700 -100 61,265 -15
February 2018 49,800 500 61,280 169
January 2018 49,300 200 61,111 57
December 2017 49,100 400 61,054 38
November 2017 48,700 -100 61,016 17
October 2017 48,800 -200 60,999 -1
September 2017 49,000 -200 61,000 16
August 2017 49,200 -100 60,984 18
July 2017 49,300 -300 60,966 35
June 2017 49,600 500 60,931 47