Rutherford County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of June 2014, there were 23,910 employed people in Rutherford County. This is down 0.9% from 24,124 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 June1 23,910 -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 December2 23,042 -1.1%
2013 November2 23,296 -0.0%
2013 October2 23,301 -0.6%
2013 September2 23,450 +1.1%
2013 August2 23,203 -1.5%
2013 July2 23,562 -0.5%
2013 June2 23,682 -1.2%
2013 May2 23,959 +0.6%
2013 April2 23,818 +0.5%
2013 March2 23,699 +0.6%
2013 February2 23,553 +0.4%
2013 January2 23,470 +0.2%
2012 December2 23,413 -1.2%
2012 November2 23,686 -1.3%
2012 October2 23,997 +0.4%
2012 September2 23,899 +1.7%
2012 August2 23,505 -0.4%
2012 July2 23,600 -1.9%
2012 June2 24,063 -0.2%
2012 May2 24,105 +0.4%
2012 April2 24,012 -0.2%
2012 March2 24,057 +0.7%
2012 February2 23,889 +0.1%
2012 January2 23,873 +3.7%
2011 December2 23,032 -1.5%
2011 November2 23,393 +0.1%
2011 October2 23,367 +0.5%
2011 September2 23,248 +1.1%
2011 August2 22,985 -0.1%
2011 July2 22,997 -1.1%
2011 June2 23,259 -0.5%
2011 May2 23,377 +0.5%
2011 April2 23,251 +0.4%
2011 March2 23,162 +1.5%
2011 February2 22,829 +1.1%
2011 January2 22,591 -0.6%
2010 December2 22,734 -0.9%
2010 November2 22,936 -0.6%
2010 October2 23,064 +0.4%
2010 September2 22,976 +1.7%
2010 August2 22,599 -1.0%
2010 July2 22,829 -1.3%
2010 June2 23,127 -1.4%
2010 May2 23,446 +0.9%
2010 April2 23,230 +1.5%
2010 March2 22,897 +1.2%
2010 February2 22,635 +0.2%
2010 January2 22,587 -2.6%
2009 December3 23,197 -1.4%
2009 November3 23,533 -0.3%
2009 October3 23,603 -1.0%
2009 September3 23,841 +0.9%
2009 August3 23,639 -0.4%
2009 July3 23,731 -0.9%
2009 June3 23,957 -1.0%
2009 May3 24,211 +0.2%
2009 April3 24,168 +1.0%
2009 March3 23,919 -0.6%
2009 February3 24,054 -0.4%
2009 January3 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%