Watauga County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 22,824 employed people in Watauga County. This is down 1.6% from 23,194 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Watauga County

This graph shows changes, in percent, of the number of average monthly employed people in Watauga County over the past 10 years. Each point represents the change in the percent of employed people from the baseline year.

Legend: • North Carolina• Watauga County

Monthly Changes in Watauga County

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 22,824 -1.6%
2014 July 23,194 +1.7%
2014 June 22,809 -0.1%
2014 May 22,827 +3.4%
2014 April 22,082 +1.2%
2014 March 21,810 -1.1%
2014 February 22,044 +2.0%
2014 January 21,605 -1.5%
2013 December 21,945 -1.4%
2013 November 22,259 -1.3%
2013 October 22,562 -1.2%
2013 September 22,838 +2.0%
2013 August 22,380 -1.2%
2013 July 22,649 +1.5%
2013 June 22,320 -0.4%
2013 May 22,417 +1.3%
2013 April 22,131 +1.3%
2013 March 21,856 -1.5%
2013 February 22,181 +0.6%
2013 January 22,038 -1.1%
2012 December 22,284 -2.0%
2012 November 22,738 -1.0%
2012 October 22,967 -0.9%
2012 September 23,167 +2.2%
2012 August 22,664 -0.9%
2012 July 22,872 +2.2%
2012 June 22,381 -0.2%
2012 May 22,429 +2.2%
2012 April 21,952 +1.4%
2012 March 21,652 -0.7%
2012 February 21,813 +1.3%
2012 January 21,524 -2.7%
2011 December 22,125 -1.1%
2011 November 22,360 -2.1%
2011 October 22,845 -0.6%
2011 September 22,972 +1.8%
2011 August 22,568 -0.1%
2011 July 22,585 +2.0%
2011 June 22,135 +0.1%
2011 May 22,111 +1.7%
2011 April 21,732 +1.9%
2011 March 21,324 -1.9%
2011 February 21,745 +0.2%
2011 January 21,704 -1.4%
2010 December 22,012 -1.6%
2010 November 22,361 -2.2%
2010 October 22,873 +0.1%
2010 September 22,840 +1.8%
2010 August 22,439 -1.8%
2010 July 22,857 +2.3%
2010 June 22,338 +0.1%
2010 May 22,318 +0.5%
2010 April 22,196 +3.8%
2010 March 21,383 -0.5%
2010 February 21,500 -0.5%
2010 January 21,607 +2.4%
2009 December 21,110 -1.0%
2009 November 21,334 -1.5%
2009 October 21,659 -1.1%
2009 September 21,902 +1.8%
2009 August 21,509 -0.7%
2009 July 21,655 +1.5%
2009 June 21,326 +0.4%
2009 May 21,242 +1.4%
2009 April 20,942 +0.2%
2009 March 20,899 -1.4%
2009 February 21,199 +0.7%
2009 January 21,059 -2.0%
2008 December 21,483 -0.3%
2008 November 21,557 -2.9%
2008 October 22,207 -0.9%
2008 September 22,402 +0.9%
2008 August 22,199 -2.2%
2008 July 22,690 +1.8%
2008 June 22,289 +1.5%
2008 May 21,964 +2.1%
2008 April 21,513 +0.9%
2008 March 21,313 -1.9%
2008 February 21,734 +0.8%
2008 January 21,559 -8.3%
2007 December 23,518 -1.8%
2007 November 23,950 -0.9%
2007 October 24,167 -0.9%
2007 September 24,375 +0.7%
2007 August 24,203 -1.2%
2007 July 24,501 +0.7%
2007 June 24,336 +1.6%
2007 May 23,947 +2.2%
2007 April 23,442 +1.7%
2007 March 23,050 -0.4%
2007 February 23,146 +0.1%
2007 January 23,123 -0.2%
2006 December 23,179 -0.8%
2006 November 23,374 -1.9%
2006 October 23,821 +0.9%
2006 September 23,617 +0.1%
2006 August 23,604 -0.9%
2006 July 23,822 +2.2%
2006 June 23,309 +1.4%
2006 May 22,996 +2.9%
2006 April 22,354 +0.1%
2006 March 22,335 +0.1%
2006 February 22,302 -1.1%
2006 January 22,561 -0.5%
2005 December 22,672 +0.3%
2005 November 22,596 -2.2%
2005 October 23,103 +1.1%
2005 September 22,856 -0.1%
2005 August 22,876 -1.4%
2005 July 23,206 +2.3%
2005 June 22,684 +1.3%
2005 May 22,398 +1.6%
2005 April 22,043 +2.7%
2005 March 21,466 -1.0%
2005 February 21,686 +0.5%
2005 January 21,582 -0.4%
2004 December 21,673 +0.4%
2004 November 21,595 -2.7%
2004 October 22,204 +0.8%
2004 September 22,026 -0.7%
2004 August 22,172 -0.7%
2004 July 22,330 +1.9%
2004 June 21,923 +1.0%
2004 May 21,698 +1.4%
2004 April 21,392 0.0%
2004 March 21,386 -0.9%
2004 February 21,578 -1.0%
2004 January 21,785 0.0%