Gaston County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 91,609 employed people in Gaston County. This is down 1.2% from 92,690 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Gaston County

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

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 91,609 -1.2%
2014 July 92,690 +0.8%
2014 June 91,926 -1.4%
2014 May 93,204 +1.0%
2014 April 92,240 +0.1%
2014 March 92,151 +1.4%
2014 February 90,891 -0.5%
2014 January 91,346 +0.4%
2013 December 90,981 -0.7%
2013 November 91,649 +0.2%
2013 October 91,446 +0.6%
2013 September 90,922 +0.6%
2013 August 90,397 -0.3%
2013 July 90,665 +0.7%
2013 June 90,049 -1.0%
2013 May 90,931 +0.5%
2013 April 90,505 +0.4%
2013 March 90,125 +0.8%
2013 February 89,435 +0.4%
2013 January 89,062 -0.6%
2012 December 89,576 -0.5%
2012 November 90,066 -0.6%
2012 October 90,571 +1.2%
2012 September 89,539 +1.2%
2012 August 88,451 -0.1%
2012 July 88,518 +0.5%
2012 June 88,067 -0.8%
2012 May 88,752 +0.7%
2012 April 88,166 +0.1%
2012 March 88,063 +1.0%
2012 February 87,167 +0.3%
2012 January 86,907 -1.2%
2011 December 87,948 -0.5%
2011 November 88,357 +0.4%
2011 October 88,027 +0.4%
2011 September 87,667 +0.9%
2011 August 86,844 +0.4%
2011 July 86,483 +0.6%
2011 June 85,955 -0.7%
2011 May 86,523 0.0%
2011 April 86,484 +0.3%
2011 March 86,205 +0.8%
2011 February 85,523 +0.6%
2011 January 84,992 -2.4%
2010 December 87,087 -0.1%
2010 November 87,186 -0.2%
2010 October 87,404 +1.1%
2010 September 86,429 +0.2%
2010 August 86,222 +0.4%
2010 July 85,837 -0.1%
2010 June 85,910 -0.9%
2010 May 86,667 +0.6%
2010 April 86,141 +1.1%
2010 March 85,200 +1.2%
2010 February 84,183 +0.1%
2010 January 84,090 -1.4%
2009 December 85,309 -1.0%
2009 November 86,132 -0.2%
2009 October 86,329 -0.1%
2009 September 86,421 -0.3%
2009 August 86,669 +0.3%
2009 July 86,431 +0.2%
2009 June 86,270 -0.3%
2009 May 86,495 -0.4%
2009 April 86,842 -0.1%
2009 March 86,899 -0.1%
2009 February 87,024 -0.5%
2009 January 87,448 -3.6%
2008 December 90,684 -0.9%
2008 November 91,508 -1.6%
2008 October 93,025 +0.6%
2008 September 92,513 +0.3%
2008 August 92,277 +0.1%
2008 July 92,174 -0.0%
2008 June 92,185 -0.3%
2008 May 92,488 -0.0%
2008 April 92,522 +0.2%
2008 March 92,320 +0.4%
2008 February 91,935 +0.4%
2008 January 91,606 -0.8%
2007 December 92,340 -0.5%
2007 November 92,769 -0.2%
2007 October 92,941 +0.7%
2007 September 92,314 +0.5%
2007 August 91,864 +0.1%
2007 July 91,730 +0.2%
2007 June 91,574 -0.1%
2007 May 91,641 +0.4%
2007 April 91,242 -0.3%
2007 March 91,480 +1.1%
2007 February 90,457 +0.4%
2007 January 90,073 -5.1%
2006 December 94,958 -0.4%
2006 November 95,302 -0.2%
2006 October 95,468 +1.2%
2006 September 94,343 +0.4%
2006 August 93,921 +0.7%
2006 July 93,305 +0.5%
2006 June 92,805 -0.1%
2006 May 92,929 +0.4%
2006 April 92,589 +0.8%
2006 March 91,852 +1.0%
2006 February 90,923 +0.2%
2006 January 90,719 -2.0%
2005 December 92,560 -0.1%
2005 November 92,693 -0.7%
2005 October 93,319 +1.6%
2005 September 91,818 +0.6%
2005 August 91,232 +0.3%
2005 July 90,941 +0.2%
2005 June 90,779 +0.1%
2005 May 90,661 +0.5%
2005 April 90,174 +0.7%
2005 March 89,569 +0.6%
2005 February 89,045 +0.4%
2005 January 88,659 -2.3%
2004 December 90,772 -0.6%
2004 November 91,340 -0.3%
2004 October 91,649 +0.9%
2004 September 90,811 +0.5%
2004 August 90,368 -0.0%
2004 July 90,402 +0.2%
2004 June 90,242 +0.6%
2004 May 89,747 +0.3%
2004 April 89,461 -0.2%
2004 March 89,612 +0.4%
2004 February 89,246 +0.2%
2004 January 89,110 0.0%