Durham County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 136,936 employed people in Durham County. This is down 1.2% from 138,605 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Durham County

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

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 136,936 -1.2%
2014 July 138,605 +0.5%
2014 June 137,905 -1.0%
2014 May 139,342 -0.0%
2014 April 139,346 +0.1%
2014 March 139,220 +1.3%
2014 February 137,450 0.0%
2014 January 137,383 -0.1%
2013 December 137,558 -0.5%
2013 November 138,266 +0.7%
2013 October 137,319 -0.3%
2013 September 137,727 +1.3%
2013 August 135,972 -0.7%
2013 July 136,901 +0.6%
2013 June 136,101 -0.3%
2013 May 136,564 -0.4%
2013 April 137,091 +0.7%
2013 March 136,173 +0.5%
2013 February 135,524 +0.7%
2013 January 134,551 -0.8%
2012 December 135,579 -0.5%
2012 November 136,294 -0.3%
2012 October 136,728 +0.7%
2012 September 135,818 +1.8%
2012 August 133,465 -0.8%
2012 July 134,516 +0.5%
2012 June 133,901 -0.3%
2012 May 134,346 -0.1%
2012 April 134,502 +0.4%
2012 March 133,919 +0.5%
2012 February 133,298 +0.6%
2012 January 132,516 -0.6%
2011 December 133,303 -0.7%
2011 November 134,187 +0.3%
2011 October 133,726 +0.5%
2011 September 133,115 +1.5%
2011 August 131,159 -0.9%
2011 July 132,333 +0.8%
2011 June 131,268 -0.5%
2011 May 131,988 -0.4%
2011 April 132,511 +1.1%
2011 March 131,076 +0.4%
2011 February 130,528 +0.2%
2011 January 130,260 +1.2%
2010 December 128,686 -0.5%
2010 November 129,318 -0.1%
2010 October 129,410 +0.2%
2010 September 129,185 0.0%
2010 August 129,152 -1.4%
2010 July 131,020 +1.8%
2010 June 128,662 -0.2%
2010 May 128,922 +0.1%
2010 April 128,811 +1.4%
2010 March 126,982 +0.8%
2010 February 125,994 +0.2%
2010 January 125,785 -4.3%
2009 December 131,403 -0.9%
2009 November 132,583 0.0%
2009 October 132,570 -0.7%
2009 September 133,444 +0.2%
2009 August 133,189 -0.9%
2009 July 134,466 +0.2%
2009 June 134,133 +0.5%
2009 May 133,438 -0.2%
2009 April 133,741 +0.3%
2009 March 133,301 +0.2%
2009 February 133,051 -0.1%
2009 January 133,181 -0.4%
2008 December 133,757 -0.8%
2008 November 134,771 -0.7%
2008 October 135,712 -0.1%
2008 September 135,841 +0.5%
2008 August 135,165 -0.9%
2008 July 136,334 +1.0%
2008 June 134,957 +0.6%
2008 May 134,193 -0.3%
2008 April 134,595 +0.5%
2008 March 133,901 +0.5%
2008 February 133,199 +0.2%
2008 January 132,982 +1.5%
2007 December 131,020 -0.3%
2007 November 131,459 +0.4%
2007 October 130,965 -0.9%
2007 September 132,186 +0.5%
2007 August 131,489 -0.8%
2007 July 132,497 +0.8%
2007 June 131,430 +1.0%
2007 May 130,151 +0.2%
2007 April 129,878 -0.7%
2007 March 130,760 +0.8%
2007 February 129,660 +0.6%
2007 January 128,860 -2.7%
2006 December 132,471 +0.3%
2006 November 132,096 +0.1%
2006 October 131,913 +0.6%
2006 September 131,073 0.0%
2006 August 131,068 -0.4%
2006 July 131,615 +1.1%
2006 June 130,245 +0.8%
2006 May 129,228 +0.5%
2006 April 128,565 +0.1%
2006 March 128,383 +0.9%
2006 February 127,229 +0.3%
2006 January 126,827 -0.3%
2005 December 127,205 +0.5%
2005 November 126,609 -0.1%
2005 October 126,763 -0.3%
2005 September 127,155 +0.6%
2005 August 126,418 -0.4%
2005 July 126,935 +1.5%
2005 June 125,086 +0.7%
2005 May 124,248 +0.1%
2005 April 124,087 +0.1%
2005 March 123,926 +0.8%
2005 February 122,943 +0.6%
2005 January 122,216 -0.4%
2004 December 122,671 -0.3%
2004 November 123,029 +0.1%
2004 October 122,884 -0.5%
2004 September 123,453 +0.2%
2004 August 123,193 -1.1%
2004 July 124,581 +1.4%
2004 June 122,864 +0.8%
2004 May 121,874 +0.4%
2004 April 121,355 -0.3%
2004 March 121,715 +0.3%
2004 February 121,390 +0.4%
2004 January 120,862 0.0%