Burke County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 35,104 employed people in Burke County. This is down 1.3% from 35,559 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Burke County

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

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 35,104 -1.3%
2014 July 35,559 0.0%
2014 June 35,556 -1.1%
2014 May 35,967 +0.3%
2014 April 35,863 +0.4%
2014 March 35,714 +0.7%
2014 February 35,470 -0.6%
2014 January 35,696 +0.6%
2013 December 35,498 -1.1%
2013 November 35,887 +0.8%
2013 October 35,613 -0.2%
2013 September 35,687 +0.9%
2013 August 35,369 -0.9%
2013 July 35,689 +0.4%
2013 June 35,550 -0.5%
2013 May 35,744 +0.4%
2013 April 35,606 +0.5%
2013 March 35,432 +0.4%
2013 February 35,280 +0.1%
2013 January 35,228 -0.0%
2012 December 35,230 -0.9%
2012 November 35,543 -0.5%
2012 October 35,735 0.0%
2012 September 35,723 +1.1%
2012 August 35,329 -0.5%
2012 July 35,490 +0.2%
2012 June 35,407 -0.4%
2012 May 35,538 +0.6%
2012 April 35,333 +0.2%
2012 March 35,279 +0.8%
2012 February 34,995 -0.0%
2012 January 34,996 +0.6%
2011 December 34,791 -0.6%
2011 November 34,987 +0.1%
2011 October 34,955 +0.3%
2011 September 34,848 +0.6%
2011 August 34,637 -1.1%
2011 July 35,037 +0.6%
2011 June 34,836 -0.4%
2011 May 34,963 -0.4%
2011 April 35,090 0.0%
2011 March 35,085 +0.8%
2011 February 34,817 +0.3%
2011 January 34,702 -0.1%
2010 December 34,725 -0.6%
2010 November 34,927 -0.1%
2010 October 34,970 +0.2%
2010 September 34,892 +0.6%
2010 August 34,701 -1.3%
2010 July 35,160 +0.5%
2010 June 34,968 -0.2%
2010 May 35,038 +0.1%
2010 April 34,997 +1.0%
2010 March 34,663 +1.2%
2010 February 34,257 -0.3%
2010 January 34,364 +2.0%
2009 December 33,697 -1.0%
2009 November 34,053 -0.0%
2009 October 34,055 0.0%
2009 September 34,047 +0.6%
2009 August 33,838 -1.2%
2009 July 34,251 +0.2%
2009 June 34,183 -0.2%
2009 May 34,254 -0.3%
2009 April 34,357 -0.2%
2009 March 34,419 -0.5%
2009 February 34,606 -1.2%
2009 January 35,034 -2.5%
2008 December 35,930 -1.0%
2008 November 36,308 -1.8%
2008 October 36,976 0.0%
2008 September 36,963 +0.2%
2008 August 36,878 -1.4%
2008 July 37,409 +0.9%
2008 June 37,091 -0.3%
2008 May 37,203 -0.5%
2008 April 37,376 -0.4%
2008 March 37,518 +0.8%
2008 February 37,215 -0.4%
2008 January 37,376 +0.8%
2007 December 37,090 -0.7%
2007 November 37,345 +0.2%
2007 October 37,285 -0.6%
2007 September 37,516 +0.4%
2007 August 37,377 -1.1%
2007 July 37,774 0.0%
2007 June 37,769 +0.3%
2007 May 37,674 +0.3%
2007 April 37,546 -0.8%
2007 March 37,865 +0.7%
2007 February 37,593 -0.2%
2007 January 37,654 -4.2%
2006 December 39,324 -0.5%
2006 November 39,504 -0.4%
2006 October 39,645 +1.0%
2006 September 39,238 -0.6%
2006 August 39,457 -0.8%
2006 July 39,756 +0.4%
2006 June 39,600 +0.2%
2006 May 39,502 -0.1%
2006 April 39,524 +0.6%
2006 March 39,296 +0.5%
2006 February 39,092 +0.1%
2006 January 39,069 -0.4%
2005 December 39,244 -0.2%
2005 November 39,304 -0.3%
2005 October 39,404 +1.0%
2005 September 39,017 0.0%
2005 August 39,012 0.0%
2005 July 39,007 -0.3%
2005 June 39,126 -0.2%
2005 May 39,222 -0.1%
2005 April 39,269 +0.5%
2005 March 39,082 +0.6%
2005 February 38,853 -0.2%
2005 January 38,942 -0.6%
2004 December 39,187 -0.2%
2004 November 39,278 -0.1%
2004 October 39,300 -0.0%
2004 September 39,305 -0.4%
2004 August 39,473 -1.0%
2004 July 39,891 +0.6%
2004 June 39,643 -0.2%
2004 May 39,705 +0.1%
2004 April 39,681 -0.3%
2004 March 39,794 +0.5%
2004 February 39,606 +0.1%
2004 January 39,582 0.0%