Guilford County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 232,923 employed people in Guilford County. This is down 0.8% from 234,728 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Guilford County

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

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 232,923 -0.8%
2014 July 234,728 -0.1%
2014 June 234,923 -1.1%
2014 May 237,560 +0.8%
2014 April 235,582 +0.6%
2014 March 234,223 +1.0%
2014 February 231,884 -0.5%
2014 January 233,160 -0.1%
2013 December 233,313 -1.2%
2013 November 236,074 +0.3%
2013 October 235,416 -0.0%
2013 September 235,418 +0.8%
2013 August 233,557 +0.3%
2013 July 232,942 -0.1%
2013 June 233,059 -0.8%
2013 May 234,822 -0.0%
2013 April 234,862 +0.5%
2013 March 233,625 +0.4%
2013 February 232,799 +0.3%
2013 January 232,055 -0.4%
2012 December 232,990 -0.6%
2012 November 234,470 -0.4%
2012 October 235,427 +0.7%
2012 September 233,738 +1.4%
2012 August 230,599 +0.5%
2012 July 229,490 -0.3%
2012 June 230,216 -0.8%
2012 May 232,181 +0.1%
2012 April 232,026 +0.1%
2012 March 231,729 +0.5%
2012 February 230,487 +0.4%
2012 January 229,622 -0.0%
2011 December 229,670 -0.7%
2011 November 231,200 -0.2%
2011 October 231,734 +0.3%
2011 September 231,130 +1.3%
2011 August 228,169 -0.7%
2011 July 229,867 +1.0%
2011 June 227,507 -0.7%
2011 May 229,065 -0.0%
2011 April 229,076 +0.5%
2011 March 227,996 +0.6%
2011 February 226,652 +0.3%
2011 January 225,863 -0.3%
2010 December 226,573 -0.3%
2010 November 227,239 -1.0%
2010 October 229,528 +0.9%
2010 September 227,573 +0.1%
2010 August 227,277 -1.0%
2010 July 229,652 +1.1%
2010 June 227,083 +0.1%
2010 May 226,917 +0.1%
2010 April 226,692 +0.9%
2010 March 224,659 +1.0%
2010 February 222,522 -0.1%
2010 January 222,668 +0.8%
2009 December 220,991 -1.2%
2009 November 223,640 -0.3%
2009 October 224,275 -0.2%
2009 September 224,720 +0.4%
2009 August 223,928 -0.8%
2009 July 225,651 +0.9%
2009 June 223,740 +0.3%
2009 May 223,128 -0.8%
2009 April 224,817 +0.3%
2009 March 224,077 -0.8%
2009 February 225,805 -0.5%
2009 January 226,853 -1.3%
2008 December 229,813 -2.0%
2008 November 234,385 -1.4%
2008 October 237,825 +0.7%
2008 September 236,128 +0.4%
2008 August 235,131 -0.7%
2008 July 236,857 +0.8%
2008 June 235,051 -0.2%
2008 May 235,598 -0.5%
2008 April 236,753 +0.1%
2008 March 236,536 +0.2%
2008 February 236,006 -0.1%
2008 January 236,261 +1.1%
2007 December 233,629 -0.6%
2007 November 234,923 -0.3%
2007 October 235,703 +0.5%
2007 September 234,493 +0.2%
2007 August 234,003 -0.9%
2007 July 236,054 +0.3%
2007 June 235,304 +0.1%
2007 May 235,003 +0.1%
2007 April 234,872 -0.5%
2007 March 235,935 +1.0%
2007 February 233,592 +0.1%
2007 January 233,288 -2.3%
2006 December 238,763 -0.1%
2006 November 239,037 -0.4%
2006 October 240,004 +1.4%
2006 September 236,622 -0.4%
2006 August 237,663 -0.2%
2006 July 238,232 +0.6%
2006 June 236,865 -0.3%
2006 May 237,549 +0.4%
2006 April 236,574 +0.8%
2006 March 234,641 +0.9%
2006 February 232,538 +0.2%
2006 January 232,042 +0.4%
2005 December 231,173 -0.0%
2005 November 231,219 -0.7%
2005 October 232,768 +0.9%
2005 September 230,616 -0.1%
2005 August 230,774 -0.4%
2005 July 231,733 +0.3%
2005 June 230,968 +0.3%
2005 May 230,309 -0.1%
2005 April 230,441 +0.7%
2005 March 228,928 +0.6%
2005 February 227,579 +0.6%
2005 January 226,235 -0.0%
2004 December 226,280 -0.2%
2004 November 226,725 -0.4%
2004 October 227,639 +0.5%
2004 September 226,496 +0.1%
2004 August 226,254 -0.7%
2004 July 227,894 +0.3%
2004 June 227,151 +0.6%
2004 May 225,778 -0.0%
2004 April 225,826 +1.2%
2004 March 223,244 +0.6%
2004 February 222,002 +0.2%
2004 January 221,561 0.0%