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Employment Data

Listed below are employment statistics for each of the Eastern Carolina WDB counties for the last 6 months.

Carteret County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
January 2017
6.2%
28,747
30,529
1,782
December 2016
5.2%
29,619
31,159
1,540
November 2016
5.1%
30,007
31,537
1,530
October 2016
4.8%
30,267
31,720
1,453
September 2016
4.7%
30,935
32,389
1,454
August 2016
4.7%
30,926
32,380
1,454

 

Craven County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
January 2017
5.7%
39,558
41,813
2,255
December 2016
5.2%
39,954
42,032
2,078
November 2016
5.2%
39,969
42,047
2,078
October 2016
5.2%
39,815
41,885
2,070
September 2016
5.0%
39,752
41,740
1,988
August 2016
5.1%
39,670
41,693
2,023

 

Duplin County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
January 2017
5.8%
24,998
26,448
1,450
December 2016
5.2%
25,344
26,662
1,318
November 2016
5.1%
25,352
26,645
1,293
October 2016
5.4%
25,327
26,695
1,368
September 2016
5.0%
25,385
26,654
1,269
August 2016
5.4%
24,817
26,157
1,340

 

Greene County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
January 2017
5.1%
9,050
9,512
462
December 2016
4.5%
9,116
9,526
410
November 2016
4.5%
9,150
9,562
412
October 2016
6.2%
9,168
9,736
568
September 2016
4.6%
9,175
9,597
422
August 2016
5.1%
8,847
9,298
451

 

Jones County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
January 2017
5.7%
4,311
4,557
246
December 2016
5.1%
4,579
4,813
234
November 2016
4.9%
4,347
4,560
213
October 2016
6.3%
4,343
4,617
274
September 2016
5.0%
4,356
4,574
218
August 2016
5.1%
4,324
4,545
221

 

Lenoir County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
January 2017
5.9%
26,005
27,539
1,534
December 2016
5.4%
26,392
27,817
1,425
November 2016
5.5%
26,393
27,845
1,452
October 2016
8.6%
26,480
28,757
2,277
September 2016
5.2%
26,478
27,855
1,377
August 2016
5.4%
25,771
27,163
1,392

 

Onslow County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
January 2017
6.3%
59,546
63,297
3,751
December 2016
5.5%
61,571
64,957
3,386
November 2016
5.4%
61,737
65,071
3,334
October 2016
5.2%
61,445
64,640
3,195
September 2016
5.3%
61,017
64,251
3,234
August 2016
5.4%
61,211
64,516
3,305

 

Pamlico County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
January 2017
5.9%
5,094
5,395
301
December 2016
5.4%
5,162
5,441
279
November 2016
5.6%
5,161
5,450
289
October 2016
5.1%
5,146
5,408
262
September 2016
5.0%
5,143
5,400
257
August 2016
5.1%
5,124
5,385
261

 

Wayne County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
January 2017
6.2%
50,011
53,112
3,101
December 2016
5.7%
50,993
53,900
2,907
November 2016
5.7%
51,039
53,948
2,909
October 2016
6.5%
50,899
54,207
3,308
September 2016
5.4%
51,347
54,120
2,773
August 2016
5.6%
50,378
53,199
2,821

 

 

 

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