Alexander County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 15,999 employed people in Alexander County. This is down 1.3% from 16,206 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Alexander County

This graph shows changes, in percent, of the number of average monthly employed people in Alexander County 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 Alexander County

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 15,999 -1.3%
2014 July 16,206 0.0%
2014 June 16,205 -1.1%
2014 May 16,392 +0.3%
2014 April 16,345 +0.4%
2014 March 16,276 +0.7%
2014 February 16,165 -0.6%
2014 January 16,268 +0.6%
2013 December 16,178 -1.1%
2013 November 16,355 +0.8%
2013 October 16,231 -0.2%
2013 September 16,264 +0.9%
2013 August 16,120 -0.9%
2013 July 16,265 +0.4%
2013 June 16,202 -0.5%
2013 May 16,290 +0.4%
2013 April 16,227 +0.5%
2013 March 16,148 +0.4%
2013 February 16,079 +0.1%
2013 January 16,055 -0.0%
2012 December 16,056 -0.9%
2012 November 16,199 -0.5%
2012 October 16,286 0.0%
2012 September 16,281 +1.1%
2012 August 16,101 -0.5%
2012 July 16,174 +0.2%
2012 June 16,137 -0.4%
2012 May 16,196 +0.6%
2012 April 16,103 +0.1%
2012 March 16,079 +0.8%
2012 February 15,949 -0.0%
2012 January 15,950 +0.4%
2011 December 15,886 -0.6%
2011 November 15,976 +0.1%
2011 October 15,961 +0.3%
2011 September 15,913 +0.6%
2011 August 15,816 -1.1%
2011 July 15,999 +0.6%
2011 June 15,907 -0.4%
2011 May 15,965 -0.4%
2011 April 16,023 0.0%
2011 March 16,021 +0.8%
2011 February 15,898 +0.3%
2011 January 15,846 -0.4%
2010 December 15,903 -0.6%
2010 November 15,996 -0.1%
2010 October 16,015 +0.2%
2010 September 15,979 +0.5%
2010 August 15,892 -1.3%
2010 July 16,102 +0.5%
2010 June 16,014 -0.2%
2010 May 16,046 +0.1%
2010 April 16,027 +1.0%
2010 March 15,875 +1.2%
2010 February 15,689 -0.3%
2010 January 15,738 +1.6%
2009 December 15,489 -1.0%
2009 November 15,653 -0.0%
2009 October 15,654 0.0%
2009 September 15,650 +0.6%
2009 August 15,554 -1.2%
2009 July 15,743 +0.2%
2009 June 15,713 -0.2%
2009 May 15,745 -0.3%
2009 April 15,794 -0.2%
2009 March 15,823 -0.5%
2009 February 15,907 -1.2%
2009 January 16,104 -2.1%
2008 December 16,442 -1.0%
2008 November 16,616 -1.8%
2008 October 16,922 0.0%
2008 September 16,915 +0.2%
2008 August 16,877 -1.4%
2008 July 17,119 +0.9%
2008 June 16,974 -0.3%
2008 May 17,026 -0.5%
2008 April 17,104 -0.4%
2008 March 17,169 +0.8%
2008 February 17,032 -0.4%
2008 January 17,104 +0.7%
2007 December 16,982 -0.7%
2007 November 17,098 +0.2%
2007 October 17,071 -0.6%
2007 September 17,177 +0.4%
2007 August 17,113 -1.1%
2007 July 17,295 0.0%
2007 June 17,293 +0.3%
2007 May 17,249 +0.3%
2007 April 17,190 -0.8%
2007 March 17,336 +0.7%
2007 February 17,212 -0.2%
2007 January 17,240 -2.5%
2006 December 17,681 -0.5%
2006 November 17,763 -0.4%
2006 October 17,827 +1.0%
2006 September 17,643 -0.6%
2006 August 17,742 -0.7%
2006 July 17,876 +0.4%
2006 June 17,806 +0.2%
2006 May 17,762 -0.1%
2006 April 17,773 +0.6%
2006 March 17,669 +0.5%
2006 February 17,577 +0.1%
2006 January 17,566 +0.7%
2005 December 17,438 -0.2%
2005 November 17,465 -0.3%
2005 October 17,509 +1.0%
2005 September 17,337 0.0%
2005 August 17,335 0.0%
2005 July 17,333 -0.3%
2005 June 17,386 -0.2%
2005 May 17,427 -0.1%
2005 April 17,449 +0.5%
2005 March 17,365 +0.6%
2005 February 17,264 -0.2%
2005 January 17,303 -0.1%
2004 December 17,328 -0.2%
2004 November 17,368 -0.1%
2004 October 17,379 -0.0%
2004 September 17,380 -0.4%
2004 August 17,455 -1.0%
2004 July 17,638 +0.6%
2004 June 17,530 -0.2%
2004 May 17,557 +0.1%
2004 April 17,546 -0.3%
2004 March 17,596 +0.5%
2004 February 17,513 +0.1%
2004 January 17,503 0.0%