Dixon Hughes Goodman

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro & Dixon Hughes Goodman - Triad Business Index

Table 2: North Carolina Metro Indicators

Percent Change
Area Indicators This Month Last Month Year Ago Last Month Year Ago
Asheville
Total Employment (1,000s) 181.6 180.7 176.4 0.5% 2.9%
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.3 4.4 5.1 -0.1% -0.8%
Burlington
Total Employment (1,000s) 61.2 60.8 58.6 0.7% 4.4%
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.7 5.6 6.6 0.1% -0.9%
Charlotte
Total Employment (1,000s) 915.7 913.1 894.3 0.3% 2.4%
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.4 5.5 6.5 -0.1% -1.1%
Durham
Total Employment (1,000s) 295.2 294.4 290.8 0.3% 1.5%
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.4 4.3 5.1 0.1% -0.7%
Fayetteville
Total Employment (1,000s) 127.5 127.9 127.5 -0.3% 0.0%
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.8 6.8 8.0 0.0% -1.2%
Goldsboro
Total Employment (1,000s) 42.0 42.3 42.1 -0.7% -0.2%
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.3 6.2 6.8 0.1% -0.5%
Greensboro/High Point
Total Employment (1,000s) 360.3 359.5 348.2 0.2% 3.5%
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.7 5.8 6.9 -0.1% -1.2%
Greenville
Total Employment (1,000s) 83.2 83.2 82.5 0.0% 0.8%
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.9 6.0 6.8 -0.1% -0.9%
Hickory
Total Employment (1,000s) 146.5 145.4 145.2 0.8% 0.9%
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.1 6.3 7.1 -0.2% -1.0%
Jacksonville
Total Employment (1,000s) 49.8 50.3 49.3 -1.0% 1.0%
Unemployment Rate (%) 6.2 6.2 7.0 0.0% -0.8%
Raleigh
Total Employment (1,000s) 573.7 571.2 556.9 0.4% 3.0%
Unemployment Rate (%) 4.3 4.4 5.5 -0.1% -1.2%
Rocky Mount
Total Employment (1,000s) 56.8 56.4 57.0 0.7% -0.4%
Unemployment Rate (%) 8.9 8.8 9.9 0.1% -1.0%
Wilmington
Total Employment (1,000s) 149.2 148.6 145.1 0.4% 2.8%
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.3 5.5 6.7 -0.2% -1.4%
Winston-Salem
Total Employment (1,000s) 253.8 253.3 247.6 0.2% 2.5%
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.1 5.2 6.3 -0.1% -1.2%
North Carolina
Total Employment (1,000s) 4,243.2 4,232.8 4,134.4 0.2% 2.6%
Unemployment Rate (%) 5.7 5.5 6.3 0.2% -0.6%