Historical Employment Data for Lenoir County

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
February 2017
5.3%
26,293
27,687
1,394
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
July 2016
5.3%
26,279
27,672
1,393
June 2016
5.6%
26,140
27,604
1,464
May 2016
5.2%
26,548
27,928
1,380
April 2016
5.6%
26,448
27,929
1,481
March 2016
5.7%
26,609
28,126
1,517
February 2016
6.1%
26,108
27,701
1,593
January 2016
6.2%
25,904
27,510
1,606
December 2015
5.7%
26,030
27,514
1,484
November 2015
6.0%
26,046
27,609
1,563
October 2015
6.2%
26,101
27,719
1,618
September 2015
6.1%
25,932
27,514
1,582
August 2015
7.0%
25,461
27,243
1,782
July 2015
7.2%
25,875
27,738
1,863
June 2015
6.9%
25,893
27,680
1,787
May 2015
6.8%
25,874
27,633
1,759
April 2015
6.2%
25,847
27,450
1,603
March 2015
6.2%
25,911
27,517
1,606
February 2015
6.4%
25,736
27,383
1,647
January 2015
6.5%
25,641
27,308
1,667
December 2014
6.0%
25,381
26,904
1,523
November 2014
6.4%
25,728
27,375
1,647
October 2014
6.4%
26,046
27,713
1,667
September 2014
7.0%
25,880
27,692
1,812
August 2014
7.8%
25,788
27,799
2,011
July 2014
7.8%
26,292
28,343
2,051
June 2014
7.3%
26,512
28,447
1,935
May 2014
7.4%
26,756
28,736
1,980
April 2014
7.0%
26,555
28,414
1,859
March 2014
7.3%
26,398
28,325
1,927
February 2014
7.3%
26,232
28,147
1,915
January 2014
7.7%
26,188
28,204
2,016
December 2013
7.4%
26,200
28,139
1,939
November 2013
7.9%
26,137
28,202
2,065
October 2013
8.5%
26,183
28,409
2,226
September 2013
8.4%
26,516
28,743
2,227
August 2013
9.0%
26,280
28,645
2,365
July 2013
9.9%
26,596
29,229
2,633
June 2013
9.9%
26,512
29,137
2,625
May 2013
9.7%
26,407
28,968
2,561
April 2013
9.2%
26,137
28,542
2,405
March 2013
9.6%
26,069
28,572
2,503
February 2013
10.2%
25,891
28,532
2,641
January 2013
10.8%
25,919
28,718
2,799
December 2012
10.2%
25,704
28,326
2,622
November 2012
9.7%
26,310
28,862
2,552
October 2012
9.4%
26,526
29,019
2,493
September 2012
9.7%
26,141
28,677
2,536
August 2012
10.6%
25,113
27,775
2,662
July 2012
10.7%
25,372
28,087
2,715
June 2012
10.7%
25,416
28,136
2,720
May 2012
10.2%
25,442
28,037
2,595
April 2012
9.8%
25,197
27,666
2,469
March 2012
10.5%
24,704
27,298
2,594
February 2012
10.9%
24,701
27,393
2,692
January 2012
11.1%
24,592
27,322
2,730
December 2011
10.2%
24,405
26,894
2,489
November 2011
9.9%
24,559
26,990
2,431
October 2011
10.1%
24,557
27,037
2,480
September 2011
10.4%
23,975
26,468
2,493
August 2011
10.9%
23,961
26,573
2,612
July 2011
10.9%
24,075
26,699
2,624
June 2011
11.1%
23,985
26,647
2,662
May 2011
10.4%
24,072
26,575
2,503
April 2011
10.3%
23,751
26,197
2,446
March 2011
10.2%
24,207
26,676
2,469
February 2011
10.4%
23,841
26,320
2,479
January 2011
10.7%
23,768
26,311
2,543
December 2010
10.2%
23,931
26,372
2,441
November 2010
10.4%
24,145
26,656
2,511
October 2010
9.7%
24,448
26,819
2,371
September 2010
9.7%
24,412
26,780
2,368
August 2010
10.3%
24,378
26,889
2,511
July 2010
10.5%
24,332
26,887
2,555
June 2010
10.6%
24,308
26,885
2,577
May 2010
10.6%
24,402
26,989
2,587
April 2010
10.7%
24,468
27,086
2,618
March 2010
11.4%
24,489
27,281
2,792
February 2010
12.4%
24,197
27,197
3,000
January 2010
12.4%
24,235
27,240
3,005
December 2009
11.9%
23,540
26,341
2,801
November 2009
11.8%
23,893
26,712
2,819
October 2009
11.6%
23,946
26,724
2,778
September 2009
11.4%
24,332
27,106
2,774
August 2009
11.7%
24,376
27,228
2,852
July 2009
12.3%
24,482
27,493
3,011
June 2009
12.4%
24,617
27,670
3,053
May 2009
12.5%
24,530
27,596
3,066
April 2009
11.8%
24,501
27,392
2,891
March 2009
11.9%
24,738
27,682
2,944
February 2009
12.5%
24,815
27,917
3,102
January 2009
12.0%
24,066
26,954
2,888
December 2008
9.6%
25,480
27,926
2,446
November 2008
9.1%
25,723
28,064
2,341
October 2008
8.0%
26,110
28,199
2,089
September 2008
7.8%
26,507
28,575
2,068
August 2008
7.9%
26,434
28,522
2,088
July 2008
7.9%
26,596
28,697
2,101
June 2008
7.2%
26,997
28,941
1,944
May 2008
6.8%
26,962
28,795
1,833
April 2008
5.7%
27,075
28,618
1,543
March 2008
5.6%
27,009
28,522
1,513
February 2008
5.7%
26,826
28,355
1,529
January 2008
5.5%
27,160
28,654
1,494
December 2007
5.6%
25,781
27,225
1,444
November 2007
5.4%
26,057
27,464
1,407
October 2007
5.2%
25,947
27,296
1,349
September 2007
5.2%
25,730
27,068
1,338
August 2007
5.5%
25,703
27,117
1,414
July 2007
6.0%
25,681
27,222
1,541
June 2007
6.0%
25,847
27,398
1,551
May 2007
5.6%
25,967
27,421
1,454
April 2007
5.2%
26,053
27,408
1,355
March 2007
5.3%
26,023
27,402
1,379
February 2007
5.7%
26,016
27,499
1,483
January 2007
6.2%
26,054
27,669
1,615
December 2006
5.9%
27,101
28,700
1,599
November 2006
6.0%
27,057
28,680
1,623
October 2006
5.3%
27,051
28,485
1,434
September 2006
5.4%
26,709
28,151
1,442
August 2006
5.6%
26,688
28,183
1,495
July 2006
6.0%
26,716
28,319
1,603
June 2006
5.7%
26,609
28,126
1,517
May 2006
5.5%
26,651
28,117
1,466
April 2006
4.9%
26,787
28,100
1,313
March 2006
5.4%
26,293
27,713
1,420
February 2006
6.0%
26,130
27,698
1,568
January 2006
5.6%
26,255
27,725
1,470
December 2005
5.5%
26,123
27,560
1,437
November 2005
6.2%
25,730
27,325
1,595
October 2005
6.4%
25,738
27,385
1,647
September 2005
6.1%
25,504
27,060
1,556
August 2005
6.6%
25,579
27,267
1,688
July 2005
7.0%
25,645
27,440
1,795
June 2005
6.7%
25,496
27,204
1,708
May 2005
5.8%
25,721
27,213
1,492
April 2005
6.0%
25,708
27,250
1,542
March 2005
5.7%
26,186
27,679
1,493
February 2005
6.4%
25,982
27,645
1,663
January 2005
5.9%
26,237
27,785
1,548
December 2004
5.7%
26,142
27,632
1,490
November 2004
4.7%
27,517
28,810
1,293
October 2004
4.4%
27,711
28,930
1,219
September 2004
4.2%
29,098
30,320
1,222
August 2004
4.6%
29,677
31,042
1,365
July 2004
5.1%
30,179
31,718
1,539
June 2004
6.1%
30,170
32,010
1,840
May 2004
5.7%
29,786
31,484
1,698
April 2004
5.2%
29,403
30,932
1,529
March 2004
5.1%
28,872
30,344
1,472
February 2004
5.9%
28,670
30,362
1,692
January 2004
6.0%
28,826
30,556
1,730
December 2003
5.3%
29,077
30,618
1,541
November 2003
6.0%
28,928
30,664
1,736
October 2003
5.6%
28,985
30,608
1,623
September 2003
5.9%
29,322
31,052
1,730
August 2003
6.8%
29,927
31,962
2,035
July 2003
7.2%
30,207
32,382
2,175
June 2003
7.8%
30,271
32,632
2,361
May 2003
7.1%
29,796
31,912
2,116
April 2003
7.4%
29,355
31,527
2,172
March 2003
6.9%
28,758
30,742
1,984
February 2003
6.7%
28,353
30,253
1,900
January 2003
6.9%
28,446
30,409
1,963
December 2002
6.9%
28,571
30,542
1,971
November 2002
6.4%
28,130
29,930
1,800
October 2002
7.3%
28,730
30,827
2,097
September 2002
7.5%
29,170
31,358
2,188
August 2002
7.1%
29,440
31,530
2,090
July 2002
8.1%
29,880
32,300
2,420
June 2002
9.1%
30,290
33,046
2,756
May 2002
8.4%
29,350
31,815
2,465
April 2002
7.9%
29,000
31,291
2,291
March 2002
7.6%
28,670
30,849
2,179
February 2002
7.7%
28,580
30,781
2,201
January 2002
8.4%
28,690
31,100
2,410

 

 

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