Wilkes County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of June 2014, there were 26,466 employed people in Wilkes County. This is down 1.3% from 26,811 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Wilkes County

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

Legend: • North Carolina• Wilkes County

Monthly Changes in Wilkes County

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 June1 26,466 -1.3%
2014 May 26,811 +1.5%
2014 April 26,407 +1.2%
2014 March 26,098 +0.9%
2014 February 25,854 -1.6%
2014 January 26,284 +0.4%
2013 December2 26,185 -1.3%
2013 November2 26,537 +0.3%
2013 October2 26,458 -0.4%
2013 September2 26,570 +0.9%
2013 August2 26,329 -1.2%
2013 July2 26,644 +1.0%
2013 June2 26,383 -0.9%
2013 May2 26,632 +0.8%
2013 April2 26,414 +1.6%
2013 March2 26,008 -0.3%
2013 February2 26,090 -0.3%
2013 January2 26,164 -0.9%
2012 December2 26,399 -2.2%
2012 November2 27,001 +0.5%
2012 October2 26,880 +0.3%
2012 September2 26,809 +1.2%
2012 August2 26,495 -0.9%
2012 July2 26,740 -0.4%
2012 June2 26,851 -0.7%
2012 May2 27,030 +1.5%
2012 April2 26,623 -0.1%
2012 March2 26,637 +0.4%
2012 February2 26,522 -0.2%
2012 January2 26,570 -0.8%
2011 December2 26,785 -0.8%
2011 November2 27,009 +0.3%
2011 October2 26,919 +0.4%
2011 September2 26,822 +0.2%
2011 August2 26,768 +0.1%
2011 July2 26,733 -0.3%
2011 June2 26,807 -0.7%
2011 May2 27,003 +0.6%
2011 April2 26,850 +0.3%
2011 March2 26,760 +1.6%
2011 February2 26,341 +0.7%
2011 January2 26,159 +0.6%
2010 December2 25,993 -2.5%
2010 November2 26,656 +0.1%
2010 October2 26,626 +1.2%
2010 September2 26,322 +1.3%
2010 August2 25,997 -0.0%
2010 July2 25,999 +0.2%
2010 June2 25,952 -2.2%
2010 May2 26,549 -0.2%
2010 April2 26,607 +1.3%
2010 March2 26,267 +0.8%
2010 February2 26,061 -0.7%
2010 January2 26,253 +0.8%
2009 December3 26,032 -2.1%
2009 November3 26,600 +0.3%
2009 October3 26,525 -0.6%
2009 September3 26,690 +1.1%
2009 August3 26,394 -0.7%
2009 July3 26,586 +1.0%
2009 June3 26,324 -1.5%
2009 May3 26,717 +0.4%
2009 April3 26,602 +1.5%
2009 March3 26,220 -0.5%
2009 February3 26,355 -1.2%
2009 January3 26,667 -1.1%
2008 December 26,965 -2.6%
2008 November 27,684 -0.4%
2008 October 27,783 -0.7%
2008 September 27,968 +1.4%
2008 August 27,594 -0.8%
2008 July 27,807 -0.5%
2008 June 27,935 -0.3%
2008 May 28,010 -1.2%
2008 April 28,338 +0.7%
2008 March 28,154 +0.7%
2008 February 27,972 -1.5%
2008 January 28,404 -3.6%
2007 December 29,463 -1.1%
2007 November 29,801 +0.4%
2007 October 29,680 +0.1%
2007 September 29,637 +0.6%
2007 August 29,464 +0.1%
2007 July 29,422 -0.1%
2007 June 29,442 -0.8%
2007 May 29,681 +0.4%
2007 April 29,576 +0.6%
2007 March 29,392 -0.4%
2007 February 29,509 +0.1%
2007 January 29,487 -3.0%
2006 December 30,411 +0.1%
2006 November 30,382 +1.0%
2006 October 30,088 +0.2%
2006 September 30,020 -0.0%
2006 August 30,024 -0.1%
2006 July 30,059 +1.9%
2006 June 29,512 -1.7%
2006 May 30,024 -0.3%
2006 April 30,112 +2.5%
2006 March 29,374 -0.1%
2006 February 29,390 -0.3%
2006 January 29,482 -5.5%
2005 December 31,208 +0.1%
2005 November 31,192 -0.5%
2005 October 31,347 +0.5%
2005 September 31,205 -0.1%
2005 August 31,247 +0.4%
2005 July 31,118 +0.8%
2005 June 30,883 -1.2%
2005 May 31,247 -0.7%
2005 April 31,457 0.0%
2005 March 31,452 +0.8%
2005 February 31,214 -0.3%
2005 January 31,307 -0.4%
2004 December 31,439 +0.3%
2004 November 31,358 -0.3%
2004 October 31,449 +0.6%
2004 September 31,263 -0.8%
2004 August 31,502 -1.7%
2004 July 32,039 +2.8%
2004 June 31,156 0.0%
2004 May 31,141 0.0%
2004 April 31,137 +0.3%
2004 March 31,057 +1.0%
2004 February 30,735 -0.5%
2004 January 30,892 0.0%