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Jacksonville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 50,000 jobs in Jacksonville, North Carolina in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,821 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 200 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 206 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,000 +200 +300
CPS 61,821 +206 +65

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 January 2020 at 50,200. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,400 in April 2020, Jacksonville has gained 5,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 62,542 for Jacksonville in February 2020. 721 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 51,653, Jacksonville has added 10,168 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 50,000 200 61,821 206
October 2021 49,800 0 61,615 84
September 2021 49,800 600 61,531 120
August 2021 49,200 300 61,411 52
July 2021 48,900 -100 61,359 -99
June 2021 49,000 -100 61,458 -143
May 2021 49,100 -300 61,601 -136
April 2021 49,400 -100 61,737 -58
March 2021 49,500 0 61,795 -100
February 2021 49,500 200 61,895 -98
January 2021 49,300 -300 61,993 -27
December 2020 49,600 -100 62,020 264