Historical Employment Data for Craven County

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
July 2016
5.0%
40,212
42,223
2,011
June 2016
5.3%
40,011
42,132
2,121
May 2016
4.9%
40,062
42,025
1,963
April 2016
5.2%
39,834
41,905
2,071
March 2016
5.7%
40,100
42,386
2,286
February 2016
6.0%
39,241
41,595
2,354
January 2016
6.1%
38,827
41,195
2,368
December 2015
5.7%
38,128
40,301
2,173
November 2015
6.0%
38,383
40,686
2,303
October 2015
6.0%
38,338
40,638
2,300
September 2015
5.9%
38,190
40,443
2,253
August 2015
6.5%
38,289
40,778
2,489
July 2015
6.6%
38,867
41,432
2,565
June 2015
6.5%
38,718
41,235
2,517
May 2015
6.4%
38,735
41,214
2,479
April 2015
5.7%
38,710
40,916
2,206
March 2015
5.9%
38,608
40,886
2,278
February 2015
6.1%
38,495
40,843
2,348
January 2015
6.5%
37,998
40,468
2,470
December 2014
6.0%
37,162
39,392
2,230
November 2014
6.1%
37,751
40,054
2,303
October 2014
6.4%
38,173
40,616
2,443
September 2014
7.1%
37,928
40,621
2,693
August 2014
8.2%
37,406
40,473
3,067
July 2014
8.0%
38,548
41,632
3,084
June 2014
7.4%
38,566
41,420
2,854
May 2014
7.8%
38,116
41,089
2,973
April 2014
7.2%
37,789
40,510
2,721
March 2014
7.7%
37,455
40,339
2,884
February 2014
7.6%
37,121
39,942
2,821
January 2014
8.0%
37,720
40,738
3,018
December 2013
7.5%
38,177
41,040
2,863
November 2013
7.9%
38,293
41,318
3,025
October 2013
8.5%
38,290
41,545
3,255
September 2013
8.5%
39,122
42,447
3,325
August 2013
9.2%
39,251
42,862
3,611
July 2013
9.8%
40,017
43,939
3,922
June 2013
9.9%
39,530
43,443
3,913
May 2013
9.8%
38,910
42,723
3,813
April 2013
9.4%
38,548
42,172
3,624
March 2013
10.0%
38,298
42,128
3,830
February 2013
10.3%
38,658
42,640
3,982
January 2013
10.8%
38,707
42,887
4,180
December 2012
10.0%
38,767
42,644
3,877
November 2012
9.4%
39,312
43,007
3,695
October 2012
9.2%
39,649
43,297
3,648
September 2012
9.4%
39,211
42,897
3,686
August 2012
10.1%
38,422
42,303
3,881
July 2012
9.9%
39,281
43,170
3,889
June 2012
10.0%
38,411
42,252
3,841
May 2012
9.7%
38,090
41,785
3,695
April 2012
9.5%
37,700
41,281
3,581
March 2012
9.9%
37,466
41,175
3,709
February 2012
10.3%
37,444
41,301
3,857
January 2012
10.8%
37,252
41,275
4,023
December 2011
9.7%
37,576
41,221
3,645
November 2011
9.6%
37,955
41,599
3,644
October 2011
9.9%
37,936
41,692
3,756
September 2011
10.3%
37,814
41,709
3,895
August 2011
10.4%
37,999
41,951
3,952
July 2011
10.3%
38,754
42,746
3,992
June 2011
10.4%
38,568
42,579
4,011
May 2011
10.8%
38,421
42,570
4,149
April 2011
9.8%
37,801
41,505
3,704
March 2011
9.7%
38,413
42,139
3,726
February 2011
9.9%
37,908
41,661
3,753
January 2011
10.1%
37,692
41,499
3,807
December 2010
9.8%
37,848
41,557
3,709
November 2010
9.6%
38,156
41,819
3,663
October 2010
8.8%
38,539
41,930
3,391
September 2010
8.8%
38,849
42,268
3,419
August 2010
9.4%
38,928
42,587
3,659
July 2010
9.3%
39,651
43,339
3,688
June 2010
9.7%
38,907
42,681
3,774
May 2010
9.5%
38,747
42,428
3,681
April 2010
9.7%
38,710
42,465
3,755
March 2010
10.3%
38,970
42,984
4,014
February 2010
11.0%
38,428
42,655
4,227
January 2010
11.0%
38,356
42,575
4,219
December 2009
10.7%
37,987
42,052
4,065
November 2009
10.4%
38,520
42,526
4,006
October 2009
10.3%
38,537
42,506
3,969
September 2009
10.0%
38,756
42,632
3,876
August 2009
9.8%
38,947
42,764
3,817
July 2009
10.1%
39,776
43,793
4,017
June 2009
10.3%
39,928
44,041
4,113
May 2009
10.4%
39,318
43,407
4,089
April 2009
9.9%
39,233
43,117
3,884
March 2009
10.0%
38,849
42,734
3,885
February 2009
10.5%
38,839
42,917
4,078
January 2009
10.1%
37,412
41,191
3,779
December 2008
8.0%
40,336
43,563
3,227
November 2008
7.5%
40,720
43,774
3,054
October 2008
6.4%
41,403
44,053
2,650
September 2008
6.2%
41,643
44,225
2,582
August 2008
5.8%
41,712
44,131
2,419
July 2008
6.0%
42,677
45,238
2,561
June 2008
5.6%
42,594
44,979
2,385
May 2008
5.2%
41,982
44,165
2,183
April 2008
4.9%
42,039
44,099
2,060
March 2008
4.7%
41,796
43,760
1,964
February 2008
4.8%
41,523
43,516
1,993
January 2008
5.0%
41,888
43,982
2,094
December 2007
4.5%
39,972
41,771
1,799
November 2007
4.3%
40,512
42,254
1,742
October 2007
4.2%
40,225
41,914
1,689
September 2007
4.1%
40,126
41,771
1,645
August 2007
4.1%
40,365
42,020
1,655
July 2007
4.7%
40,805
42,723
1,918
June 2007
4.7%
40,862
42,783
1,921
May 2007
4.4%
40,414
42,192
1,778
April 2007
4.1%
40,267
41,918
1,651
March 2007
4.2%
40,122
41,807
1,685
February 2007
4.5%
39,950
41,748
1,798
January 2007
4.5%
39,845
41,638
1,793
December 2006
4.6%
39,950
41,788
1,838
November 2006
4.8%
39,969
41,888
1,919
October 2006
4.3%
40,077
41,800
1,723
September 2006
4.2%
39,757
41,427
1,670
August 2006
4.5%
39,904
41,700
1,796
July 2006
5.0%
40,101
42,106
2,005
June 2006
4.7%
39,885
41,760
1,875
May 2006
4.4%
39,491
41,229
1,738
April 2006
4.0%
39,418
40,995
1,577
March 2006
4.4%
38,973
40,688
1,715
February 2006
4.8%
38,570
40,421
1,851
January 2006
4.6%
38,658
40,436
1,778
December 2005
4.6%
38,604
40,380
1,776
November 2005
5.1%
38,215
40,164
1,949
October 2005
4.8%
38,514
40,363
1,849
September 2005
4.8%
38,322
40,161
1,839
August 2005
5.2%
38,739
40,753
2,014
July 2005
5.6%
39,135
41,327
2,192
June 2005
5.4%
38,854
40,952
2,098
May 2005
4.8%
39,393
41,284
1,891
April 2005
5.0%
38,148
40,055
1,907
March 2005
4.7%
38,744
40,565
1,821
February 2005
5.4%
38,278
40,345
2,067
January 2005
5.2%
38,591
40,598
2,007
December 2004
4.8%
38,579
40,431
1,852
November 2004
4.2%
35,855
37,361
1,506
October 2004
4.4%
36,108
37,697
1,589
September 2004
3.8%
37,729
39,163
1,434
August 2004
4.0%
38,457
39,995
1,538
July 2004
4.3%
38,983
40,659
1,676
June 2004
4.5%
38,636
40,375
1,739
May 2004
4.1%
38,163
39,728
1,565
April 2004
3.9%
37,777
39,250
1,473
March 2004
4.0%
37,185
38,672
1,487
February 2004
4.7%
36,893
38,627
1,734
January 2004
4.6%
37,002
38,704
1,702
December 2003
4.7%
37,638
39,407
1,769
November 2003
5.1%
36,941
38,825
1,884
October 2003
5.0%
37,115
38,971
1,856
September 2003
5.6%
37,656
39,765
2,109
August 2003
5.8%
38,166
40,380
2,214
July 2003
5.5%
38,244
40,347
2,103
June 2003
6.3%
38,392
40,811
2,419
May 2003
5.3%
37,681
39,678
1,997
April 2003
5.8%
37,216
39,375
2,159
March 2003
5.3%
36,420
38,350
1,930
February 2003
5.3%
36,006
37,914
1,908
January 2003
5.3%
36,065
37,976
1,911
December 2002
5.2%
36,175
38,056
1,881
November 2002
5.2%
35,330
37,167
1,837
October 2002
5.8%
35,990
38,077
2,087
September 2002
4.7%
36,040
37,734
1,694
August 2002
5.1%
36,640
38,509
1,869
July 2002
5.6%
37,000
39,072
2,072
June 2002
5.7%
37,130
39,246
2,116
May 2002
5.4%
36,140
38,092
1,952
April 2002
5.4%
35,920
37,860
1,940
March 2002
6.1%
35,890
38,079
2,189
February 2002
6.1%
35,730
37,910
2,180
January 2002
5.9%
35,510
37,605
2,095

 

 

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