Mecklenburg County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of June 2014, there were 474,044 employed people in Mecklenburg County. This is down 1.3% from 480,341 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Mecklenburg County

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

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 June1 474,044 -1.3%
2014 May 480,341 +1.0%
2014 April 475,375 +0.1%
2014 March 474,913 +1.4%
2014 February 468,418 -0.5%
2014 January 470,763 +0.4%
2013 December2 468,885 -0.7%
2013 November2 472,325 +0.2%
2013 October2 471,279 +0.6%
2013 September2 468,580 +0.6%
2013 August2 465,876 -0.3%
2013 July2 467,254 +0.7%
2013 June2 464,079 -1.0%
2013 May2 468,628 +0.5%
2013 April2 466,430 +0.4%
2013 March2 464,470 +0.8%
2013 February2 460,916 +0.4%
2013 January2 458,993 -0.6%
2012 December2 461,642 -0.5%
2012 November2 464,169 -0.6%
2012 October2 466,773 +1.2%
2012 September2 461,451 +1.2%
2012 August2 455,846 -0.1%
2012 July2 456,189 +0.5%
2012 June2 453,866 -0.8%
2012 May2 457,399 +0.7%
2012 April2 454,375 +0.1%
2012 March2 453,845 +1.0%
2012 February2 449,229 +0.3%
2012 January2 447,889 +0.9%
2011 December2 443,889 -0.5%
2011 November2 445,955 +0.4%
2011 October2 444,289 +0.4%
2011 September2 442,472 +0.9%
2011 August2 438,315 +0.4%
2011 July2 436,496 +0.6%
2011 June2 433,832 -0.7%
2011 May2 436,696 0.0%
2011 April2 436,500 +0.3%
2011 March2 435,090 +0.8%
2011 February2 431,652 +0.6%
2011 January2 428,968 -0.2%
2010 December2 429,990 -0.1%
2010 November2 430,481 -0.2%
2010 October2 431,556 +1.1%
2010 September2 426,744 +0.2%
2010 August2 425,718 +0.4%
2010 July2 423,820 -0.1%
2010 June2 424,179 -0.9%
2010 May2 427,917 +0.6%
2010 April2 425,319 +1.1%
2010 March2 420,675 +1.2%
2010 February2 415,653 +0.1%
2010 January2 415,195 +0.6%
2009 December3 412,714 -1.0%
2009 November3 416,695 -0.2%
2009 October3 417,647 -0.1%
2009 September3 418,093 -0.3%
2009 August3 419,288 +0.3%
2009 July3 418,140 +0.2%
2009 June3 417,360 -0.3%
2009 May3 418,447 -0.4%
2009 April3 420,126 -0.1%
2009 March3 420,412 -0.1%
2009 February3 421,015 -0.5%
2009 January3 423,060 -2.1%
2008 December 432,328 -0.9%
2008 November 436,258 -1.6%
2008 October 443,487 +0.6%
2008 September 441,053 +0.3%
2008 August 439,924 +0.1%
2008 July 439,436 -0.0%
2008 June 439,491 -0.3%
2008 May 440,929 -0.0%
2008 April 441,092 +0.2%
2008 March 440,130 +0.4%
2008 February 438,290 +0.4%
2008 January 436,727 -0.2%
2007 December 437,402 -0.5%
2007 November 439,434 -0.2%
2007 October 440,253 +0.7%
2007 September 437,285 +0.5%
2007 August 435,151 +0.1%
2007 July 434,516 +0.2%
2007 June 433,777 -0.1%
2007 May 434,095 +0.4%
2007 April 432,202 -0.3%
2007 March 433,331 +1.1%
2007 February 428,486 +0.4%
2007 January 426,669 -2.1%
2006 December 436,010 -0.4%
2006 November 437,587 -0.2%
2006 October 438,353 +1.2%
2006 September 433,184 +0.4%
2006 August 431,248 +0.7%
2006 July 428,418 +0.5%
2006 June 426,122 -0.1%
2006 May 426,690 +0.4%
2006 April 425,131 +0.8%
2006 March 421,747 +1.0%
2006 February 417,482 +0.2%
2006 January 416,542 +0.2%
2005 December 415,834 -0.1%
2005 November 416,429 -0.7%
2005 October 419,241 +1.6%
2005 September 412,502 +0.6%
2005 August 409,867 +0.3%
2005 July 408,563 +0.2%
2005 June 407,834 +0.1%
2005 May 407,300 +0.5%
2005 April 405,118 +0.7%
2005 March 402,396 +0.6%
2005 February 400,040 +0.4%
2005 January 398,307 -0.2%
2004 December 399,139 -0.6%
2004 November 401,640 -0.3%
2004 October 402,995 +0.9%
2004 September 399,311 +0.5%
2004 August 397,360 -0.0%
2004 July 397,512 +0.2%
2004 June 396,812 +0.6%
2004 May 394,638 +0.3%
2004 April 393,374 -0.2%
2004 March 394,036 +0.4%
2004 February 392,428 +0.2%
2004 January 391,831 0.0%