Rowan County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 62,022 employed people in Rowan County. This is down 1.1% from 62,685 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Rowan County

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

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 62,022 -1.1%
2014 July 62,685 -1.7%
2014 June 63,756 -0.6%
2014 May 64,146 +0.6%
2014 April 63,789 -0.4%
2014 March 64,021 +0.9%
2014 February 63,443 -0.5%
2014 January 63,758 -0.4%
2013 December 64,007 -0.9%
2013 November 64,560 +1.6%
2013 October 63,541 -1.2%
2013 September 64,325 +1.9%
2013 August 63,148 -0.4%
2013 July 63,387 -1.6%
2013 June 64,414 0.0%
2013 May 64,409 +0.6%
2013 April 64,051 -0.0%
2013 March 64,083 +0.5%
2013 February 63,771 +0.6%
2013 January 63,397 -0.3%
2012 December 63,560 -0.5%
2012 November 63,903 +0.1%
2012 October 63,850 -1.9%
2012 September 65,117 +2.3%
2012 August 63,657 -0.9%
2012 July 64,220 -1.0%
2012 June 64,864 -0.3%
2012 May 65,065 +0.6%
2012 April 64,665 -0.0%
2012 March 64,689 +0.9%
2012 February 64,120 +0.5%
2012 January 63,772 -0.2%
2011 December 63,882 -0.7%
2011 November 64,361 +0.2%
2011 October 64,225 +0.6%
2011 September 63,851 +2.3%
2011 August 62,389 +0.3%
2011 July 62,183 -1.1%
2011 June 62,846 +0.4%
2011 May 62,626 +0.1%
2011 April 62,543 -0.1%
2011 March 62,584 +0.9%
2011 February 62,027 +0.6%
2011 January 61,663 -0.2%
2010 December 61,817 -0.3%
2010 November 62,001 -0.3%
2010 October 62,174 +0.1%
2010 September 62,095 +1.6%
2010 August 61,137 +0.1%
2010 July 61,067 -2.6%
2010 June 62,666 +0.6%
2010 May 62,315 +0.5%
2010 April 62,014 +1.0%
2010 March 61,406 +1.0%
2010 February 60,810 -0.1%
2010 January 60,875 -0.3%
2009 December 61,048 -0.7%
2009 November 61,492 -0.1%
2009 October 61,543 -0.3%
2009 September 61,734 +1.2%
2009 August 61,028 +0.3%
2009 July 60,846 -2.5%
2009 June 62,388 +0.2%
2009 May 62,277 -0.4%
2009 April 62,536 -0.1%
2009 March 62,584 -0.4%
2009 February 62,808 +0.1%
2009 January 62,735 -2.1%
2008 December 64,096 -1.1%
2008 November 64,808 -1.2%
2008 October 65,616 +0.2%
2008 September 65,483 +2.8%
2008 August 63,695 +0.2%
2008 July 63,575 -4.1%
2008 June 66,326 +0.4%
2008 May 66,039 -0.3%
2008 April 66,261 +0.3%
2008 March 66,081 +0.3%
2008 February 65,880 +1.6%
2008 January 64,812 -2.8%
2007 December 66,670 -0.7%
2007 November 67,140 +1.0%
2007 October 66,466 +0.3%
2007 September 66,296 +2.3%
2007 August 64,780 +1.5%
2007 July 63,811 -4.3%
2007 June 66,649 +3.3%
2007 May 64,521 +0.5%
2007 April 64,214 -4.8%
2007 March 67,485 +1.0%
2007 February 66,789 -0.1%
2007 January 66,865 -0.3%
2006 December 67,060 -0.1%
2006 November 67,152 +0.1%
2006 October 67,098 +0.7%
2006 September 66,610 +1.3%
2006 August 65,762 +0.4%
2006 July 65,482 -0.1%
2006 June 65,539 -1.3%
2006 May 66,411 -0.1%
2006 April 66,445 +0.1%
2006 March 66,384 +1.0%
2006 February 65,711 -0.4%
2006 January 65,958 +1.3%
2005 December 65,099 -0.2%
2005 November 65,251 -0.7%
2005 October 65,688 +0.3%
2005 September 65,507 +0.9%
2005 August 64,953 +0.2%
2005 July 64,804 +1.3%
2005 June 63,982 -1.0%
2005 May 64,623 +0.4%
2005 April 64,361 +0.3%
2005 March 64,200 +0.5%
2005 February 63,861 +0.3%
2005 January 63,657 -0.0%
2004 December 63,675 -0.2%
2004 November 63,796 -0.5%
2004 October 64,108 +0.2%
2004 September 64,003 +0.7%
2004 August 63,588 +0.6%
2004 July 63,221 +0.5%
2004 June 62,925 -0.2%
2004 May 63,030 +0.1%
2004 April 62,957 +0.6%
2004 March 62,607 +0.8%
2004 February 62,104 +0.4%
2004 January 61,871 0.0%