Rutherford County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 23,202 employed people in Rutherford County. This is down 1.7% from 23,605 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Rutherford County

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

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 23,202 -1.7%
2014 July 23,605 -1.2%
2014 June 23,895 -0.9%
2014 May 24,124 +1.1%
2014 April 23,865 +0.6%
2014 March 23,725 +1.3%
2014 February 23,423 +2.1%
2014 January 22,951 -0.4%
2013 December 23,042 -1.1%
2013 November 23,296 -0.0%
2013 October 23,301 -0.6%
2013 September 23,450 +1.1%
2013 August 23,203 -1.5%
2013 July 23,562 -0.5%
2013 June 23,682 -1.2%
2013 May 23,959 +0.6%
2013 April 23,818 +0.5%
2013 March 23,699 +0.6%
2013 February 23,553 +0.4%
2013 January 23,470 +0.2%
2012 December 23,413 -1.2%
2012 November 23,686 -1.3%
2012 October 23,997 +0.4%
2012 September 23,899 +1.7%
2012 August 23,505 -0.4%
2012 July 23,600 -1.9%
2012 June 24,063 -0.2%
2012 May 24,105 +0.4%
2012 April 24,012 -0.2%
2012 March 24,057 +0.7%
2012 February 23,889 +0.1%
2012 January 23,873 +3.7%
2011 December 23,032 -1.5%
2011 November 23,393 +0.1%
2011 October 23,367 +0.5%
2011 September 23,248 +1.1%
2011 August 22,985 -0.1%
2011 July 22,997 -1.1%
2011 June 23,259 -0.5%
2011 May 23,377 +0.5%
2011 April 23,251 +0.4%
2011 March 23,162 +1.5%
2011 February 22,829 +1.1%
2011 January 22,591 -0.6%
2010 December 22,734 -0.9%
2010 November 22,936 -0.6%
2010 October 23,064 +0.4%
2010 September 22,976 +1.7%
2010 August 22,599 -1.0%
2010 July 22,829 -1.3%
2010 June 23,127 -1.4%
2010 May 23,446 +0.9%
2010 April 23,230 +1.5%
2010 March 22,897 +1.2%
2010 February 22,635 +0.2%
2010 January 22,587 -2.6%
2009 December 23,197 -1.4%
2009 November 23,533 -0.3%
2009 October 23,603 -1.0%
2009 September 23,841 +0.9%
2009 August 23,639 -0.4%
2009 July 23,731 -0.9%
2009 June 23,957 -1.0%
2009 May 24,211 +0.2%
2009 April 24,168 +1.0%
2009 March 23,919 -0.6%
2009 February 24,054 -0.4%
2009 January 24,157 -10.4%
2008 December 26,975 -1.6%
2008 November 27,426 -0.9%
2008 October 27,664 -0.6%
2008 September 27,833 +0.6%
2008 August 27,666 -1.3%
2008 July 28,035 +6.4%
2008 June 26,339 +0.1%
2008 May 26,314 +0.3%
2008 April 26,229 -5.4%
2008 March 27,721 +0.9%
2008 February 27,484 -0.8%
2008 January 27,692 -2.8%
2007 December 28,477 -1.0%
2007 November 28,751 +0.5%
2007 October 28,610 +1.3%
2007 September 28,243 +1.1%
2007 August 27,949 -1.9%
2007 July 28,491 -0.1%
2007 June 28,516 +0.8%
2007 May 28,277 +0.9%
2007 April 28,029 +0.2%
2007 March 27,980 +0.7%
2007 February 27,776 -0.2%
2007 January 27,818 -1.3%
2006 December 28,174 -0.5%
2006 November 28,309 +1.0%
2006 October 28,029 +0.1%
2006 September 27,994 +1.3%
2006 August 27,642 -1.0%
2006 July 27,911 +0.6%
2006 June 27,743 +0.8%
2006 May 27,515 +0.4%
2006 April 27,400 +0.7%
2006 March 27,221 +1.8%
2006 February 26,738 -0.0%
2006 January 26,748 -0.8%
2005 December 26,952 +0.7%
2005 November 26,777 -0.3%
2005 October 26,851 -1.0%
2005 September 27,116 +0.2%
2005 August 27,064 -1.4%
2005 July 27,455 -0.2%
2005 June 27,497 -0.5%
2005 May 27,641 +0.7%
2005 April 27,444 +1.8%
2005 March 26,971 -0.1%
2005 February 27,006 +0.2%
2005 January 26,964 -0.7%
2004 December 27,146 -0.3%
2004 November 27,236 -0.5%
2004 October 27,367 -0.6%
2004 September 27,527 -0.7%
2004 August 27,735 -2.1%
2004 July 28,326 +2.1%
2004 June 27,747 +1.6%
2004 May 27,318 0.0%
2004 April 27,316 +0.7%
2004 March 27,114 +0.4%
2004 February 27,005 -0.2%
2004 January 27,050 0.0%