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Jacksonville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 51,800 jobs in Jacksonville, North Carolina in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,533 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville lost 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 241 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,800 -200 +1,300
CPS 63,533 +241 +2,500

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 2022 at 52,000. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in April 2022 for Jacksonville is at a new high of 63,533.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 51,800 -200 63,533 241
March 2022 52,000 0 63,292 203
February 2022 52,000 100 63,089 173
January 2022 51,900 100 62,916 282
December 2021 51,800 300 62,634 -24
November 2021 51,500 100 62,658 33
October 2021 51,400 100 62,625 212
September 2021 51,300 0 62,413 284
August 2021 51,300 -200 62,129 307
July 2021 51,500 1,000 61,822 300
June 2021 50,500 -100 61,522 254
May 2021 50,600 100 61,268 235