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Jacksonville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 49,700 jobs in Jacksonville, North Carolina in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,978 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville lost 0 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 169 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,700 0 -200
CPS 61,978 +169 +201

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 200 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 47,600 in September 2018, Jacksonville has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 61,978.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 49,700 0 61,978 169
June 2019 49,700 200 61,809 154
May 2019 49,500 100 61,655 157
April 2019 49,400 0 61,498 203
March 2019 49,400 200 61,295 172
February 2019 49,200 200 61,123 145
January 2019 49,000 0 60,978 -241
December 2018 49,000 300 61,219 333
November 2018 48,700 0 60,886 497
October 2018 48,700 1,100 60,389 755
September 2018 47,600 -2,000 59,634 -2,209
August 2018 49,600 -300 61,843 66