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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
May 2018
3.7%
31,098
32,249
1,151
April 2018
3.8%
30,478
31,636
1,158
March 2018
4.6%
29,586
30,947
1,361
February 2018
4.9%
29,870
31,334
1,464
January 2018
5.1%
29,410
30,910
1,500
December 2017
4.5%
29,745
31,084
1,339

 

Craven County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
May 2018
3.8%
40,371
41,905
1,534
April 2018
3.9%
40,142
41,708
1,566
March 2018
4.5%
39,978
41,777
1,799
February 2018
4.7%
39,752
41,620
1,868
January 2018
4.8%
39,313
41,200
1,887
December 2017
4.7%
39,412
41,264
1,852

 

Duplin County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
May 2018
4.0%
24,029
24,990
961
April 2018
4.1%
23,901
24,881
980
March 2018
4.8%
24,090
25,246
1,156
February 2018
5.1%
24,465
25,713
1,248
January 2018
5.3%
23,786
25,047
1,261
December 2017
4.9%
23,749
24,913
1,164

 

Greene County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
May 2018
3.8%
9,379
9,735
356
April 2018
3.8%
9,334
9,689
355
March 2018
4.1%
9,266
9,646
380
February 2018
4.3%
9,320
9,721
401
January 2018
4.3%
9,107
9,499
392
December 2017
4.3%
9,052
9,441
389

 

Jones County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
May 2018
3.7%
4,343
4,504
161
April 2018
3.8%
4,331
4,496
165
March 2018
4.4%
4,301
4,490
189
February 2018
4.7%
4,323
4,526
203
January 2018
4.8%
4,207
4,409
202
December 2017
4.6%
4,292
4,489
197

 

Lenoir County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
May 2018
3.7%
27,209
28,216
1,007
April 2018
3.7%
27,068
28,070
1,002
March 2018
4.4%
26,947
28,133
1,186
February 2018
4.6%
27,188
28,439
1,251
January 2018
4.7%
26,813
28,073
1,260
December 2017
4.5%
26,735
27,938
1,203

 

Onslow County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
May 2018
4.0%
62,299
64,791
2,492
April 2018
4.1%
62,121
64,668
2,547
March 2018
4.8%
61,851
64,820
2,969
February 2018
5.1%
61,593
64,734
3,141
January 2018
5.3%
60,634
63,848
3,214
December 2017
5.0%
60,645
63,677
3,032

 

Pamlico County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
May 2018
3.7%
5,221
5,414
193
April 2018
3.9%
5,194
5,397
203
March 2018
4.6%
5,168
5,406
238
February 2018
5.0%
5,154
5,412
258
January 2018
5.1%
5,074
5,333
259
December 2017
4.8%
5,072
5,315
243

 

Wayne County (click for historical data)

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
May 2018
4.1%
51,081
53,175
2,094
April 2018
4.2%
50,920
53,059
2,139
March 2018
4.8%
50,868
53,310
2,442
February 2018
5.0%
50,840
53,382
2,542
January 2018
5.1%
50,163
52,721
2,558
December 2017
5.0%
49,494
51,969
2,475

 

 

 

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