North Carolina Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of July 2014, there were 4,396,729 employed people in North Carolina. This is up 0.2% from 4,388,891 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in North Carolina

This graph shows changes, in percent, of the number of average monthly employed people in North Carolina over the past 10 years. Each point represents the change in the percent of employed people from the baseline year.

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Monthly Changes in North Carolina

This is a more detailed look, showing monthly changes in the number of employed people in North Carolina over the past 10 years.

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 July1 4,396,729 +0.2%
2014 June 4,388,891 -0.6%
2014 May 4,414,924 +0.8%
2014 April 4,381,327 +0.6%
2014 March 4,354,753 +1.1%
2014 February 4,307,633 -0.2%
2014 January 4,317,530 0.0%
2013 December4 4,315,823 -0.8%
2013 November4 4,352,767 +0.2%
2013 October4 4,345,346 -0.1%
2013 September4 4,350,660 +0.7%
2013 August4 4,318,864 -0.7%
2013 July4 4,348,543 +0.4%
2013 June4 4,331,113 -0.2%
2013 May4 4,341,757 +0.6%
2013 April4 4,313,983 +0.6%
2013 March4 4,287,012 +0.5%
2013 February4 4,264,433 +0.4%
2013 January4 4,249,527 -0.6%
2012 December4 4,275,299 -0.9%
2012 November4 4,314,030 -0.5%
2012 October4 4,333,635 +0.5%
2012 September4 4,313,787 +1.2%
2012 August4 4,263,793 -0.6%
2012 July4 4,290,234 +0.2%
2012 June4 4,280,789 -0.2%
2012 May4 4,291,230 +0.8%
2012 April4 4,257,612 +0.4%
2012 March4 4,240,509 +0.8%
2012 February4 4,206,411 +0.4%
2012 January4 4,188,453 -0.1%
2011 December4 4,193,303 -0.7%
2011 November4 4,222,607 -0.0%
2011 October4 4,224,406 +0.3%
2011 September4 4,212,914 +0.7%
2011 August4 4,185,062 -0.5%
2011 July4 4,204,772 +0.5%
2011 June4 4,184,949 -0.3%
2011 May4 4,198,710 +0.3%
2011 April4 4,184,498 +0.5%
2011 March4 4,161,765 +0.9%
2011 February4 4,122,948 +0.5%
2011 January4 4,101,196 -0.6%
2010 December4 4,124,298 -0.8%
2010 November4 4,157,729 -0.5%
2010 October4 4,180,226 +0.3%
2010 September4 4,165,761 +0.2%
2010 August4 4,156,173 -0.6%
2010 July4 4,183,100 +0.4%
2010 June4 4,164,600 -0.3%
2010 May4 4,175,710 +0.6%
2010 April4 4,152,857 +1.4%
2010 March5 4,094,856 +1.1%
2010 February5 4,050,160 -0.0%
2010 January5 4,051,889 0.0%
2009 December5 4,051,831 -1.2%
2009 November5 4,102,051 -0.2%
2009 October5 4,108,296 -0.2%
2009 September5 4,116,468 +0.1%
2009 August5 4,110,443 -0.8%
2009 July5 4,145,536 +0.5%
2009 June5 4,125,445 +0.2%
2009 May5 4,117,613 +0.1%
2009 April5 4,112,675 +0.5%
2009 March5 4,090,797 -0.2%
2009 February5 4,099,116 -0.4%
2009 January5 4,115,185 -1.9%
2008 December 4,194,049 -1.3%
2008 November 4,249,654 -1.3%
2008 October 4,305,472 0.0%
2008 September 4,304,809 +0.3%
2008 August 4,290,767 -0.8%
2008 July 4,326,306 +0.4%
2008 June 4,310,992 +0.3%
2008 May 4,297,986 +0.1%
2008 April 4,295,757 +0.5%
2008 March 4,276,127 +0.5%
2008 February 4,254,252 -0.1%
2008 January 4,258,087 -0.5%
2007 December 4,281,302 -0.7%
2007 November 4,311,259 +0.1%
2007 October 4,308,013 +0.1%
2007 September 4,304,175 +0.4%
2007 August 4,285,034 -0.8%
2007 July 4,318,715 +0.1%
2007 June 4,313,177 +0.6%
2007 May 4,287,194 +0.5%
2007 April 4,264,516 -0.3%
2007 March 4,275,729 +1.0%
2007 February 4,232,450 +0.2%
2007 January 4,224,342 -2.2%
2006 December 4,319,239 -0.2%
2006 November 4,325,825 -0.2%
2006 October 4,333,674 +1.0%
2006 September 4,290,354 0.0%
2006 August 4,289,349 -0.3%
2006 July 4,304,045 +0.6%
2006 June 4,276,639 +0.6%
2006 May 4,253,062 +0.3%
2006 April 4,239,573 +1.0%
2006 March 4,196,390 +1.0%
2006 February 4,156,639 +0.1%
2006 January 4,151,105 -0.2%
2005 December 4,157,849 -0.2%
2005 November 4,164,596 -0.5%
2005 October 4,186,897 +0.6%
2005 September 4,163,300 +0.2%
2005 August 4,154,459 -0.1%
2005 July 4,160,643 +0.8%
2005 June 4,128,021 +0.3%
2005 May 4,116,802 +0.2%
2005 April 4,108,690 +0.9%
2005 March 4,073,161 +0.8%
2005 February 4,040,315 +0.2%
2005 January 4,031,550 -0.4%
2004 December 4,045,724 -0.3%
2004 November 4,056,175 -0.3%
2004 October 4,068,885 +0.2%
2004 September 4,060,445 0.0%
2004 August 4,059,514 -0.5%
2004 July 4,081,364 +1.0%
2004 June 4,039,813 +0.3%
2004 May 4,026,507 +0.3%
2004 April 4,013,974 +0.6%
2004 March 3,989,923 +0.6%
2004 February 3,964,939 -0.0%
2004 January 3,965,707 0.0%