Jacksonville, North Carolina Job Growth
There were 49,800 jobs in Jacksonville, North Carolina in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,665 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville added 500 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 210 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 400 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,400 in April 2020, Jacksonville has gained 5,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 63,199 for Jacksonville in December 2019. 2,534 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 53,359, Jacksonville has added 7,306 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment History