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Jacksonville, North Carolina Job Growth

There were 45,100 jobs in Jacksonville, North Carolina in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 53,764 employed persons for the month. Jacksonville lost 5,300 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 6,899 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jacksonville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 45,100 -5,300 -4,800
CPS 53,764 -6,899 -8,331

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 2020 at 51,000. Since then 5,900 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 63,199 for Jacksonville in December 2019. 9,435 jobs have been lost in Jacksonville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Jacksonville, North Carolina Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 45,100 -5,300 53,764 -6,899
March 2020 50,400 -600 60,663 -2,500
February 2020 51,000 100 63,163 128
January 2020 50,900 300 63,035 -164
December 2019 50,600 200 63,199 160
November 2019 50,400 300 63,039 175
October 2019 50,100 100 62,864 179
September 2019 50,000 100 62,685 168
August 2019 49,900 200 62,517 144
July 2019 49,700 -100 62,373 102
June 2019 49,800 -200 62,271 79
May 2019 50,000 100 62,192 97