Employment Status in North Carolina (State)

Employment Status#1

Percentage of population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count Armed Forces Employed 1 Unemployed Other 2 1.151015% 0.440181% 1.151015% 1.2% 87,733 87.7k 55.560866% 57.623612% 55.560866% 55.6% 4,234,977 4.23M 6.919629% 6.194024% 6.919629% 6.9% 527,430 527k 36.368491% 35.742182% 36.368491% 36.4% 2,772,090 2.77M

Employment Status By Sex#2

Percentage of male and female population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
50% 0% 50% F M Armed Forces Employed 1 Unemployed Other 2 -0.226230% -0.226230% -0.226230% 0.2% 0.226230% 1.923673% 0.226230% 1.923673% 2.149902% 2.1% 8,954 78,779 78.8k -52.055497% -52.055497% -52.055497% 52.1% 52.055497% 7.291621% 52.055497% 7.291621% 59.347118% 59.3% 2,060,317 2.06M 2,174,660 2.17M -6.226901% -6.226901% -6.226901% 6.2% 6.226901% 1.440963% 6.226901% 1.440963% 7.667864% 7.7% 246,456 246k 280,974 281k -30.835116% -10.656257% -30.835116% -10.656257% -41.491373% 41.5% 30.835116% 30.835116% 30.835116% 30.8% 1,642,197 1.64M 1,129,893 1.13M

Employment Status by Age#3

Employment status composition of the given age cohorts.
Scope: population of North Carolina
Armed Forces
Employed
Unemployed
Not in Labor Force
75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 0.000000% 5.315900% 0.286984% 94.397116% 94% 29,378 29.4k 0.000000% 15.000803% 15% 1.089993% 83.909205% 84% 46,723 46.7k 0.000000% 25.967762% 26% 2.038298% 71.993940% 72% 111,933 112k 0.000000% 42.329014% 42% 3.613700% 54.057285% 54% 137,364 137k 0.011761% 55.654727% 56% 5.038572% 39.294940% 39% 127,793 128k 0.032842% 65.125802% 65% 5.512719% 29.328637% 29% 402,756 403k 0.257526% 72.142345% 72% 6.871906% 7% 20.728222% 21% 988,474 988k 1.074542% 74.899172% 75% 7.304251% 7% 16.722035% 17% 1,004,412 1.00M 2.014040% 72.407872% 72% 8.214166% 8% 17.363922% 17% 466,772 467k 3.335010% 69.249738% 69% 10.076104% 10% 17.339147% 17% 454,464 454k 4.785676% 62.015764% 62% 12.332578% 12% 20.865982% 21% 258,402 258k 4.381415% 49.118524% 49% 14.226702% 14% 32.273359% 32% 158,653 159k 0.897259% 24.644572% 25% 11.567537% 12% 62.890632% 63% 135,586 136k 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Count

Employment by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of population employed by sex and age cohort.
Scope: population of North Carolina
Female
Male
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% F M 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 3.420% 3.42% 8.383% 8.38% 12.468% 12.5% 18.081% 18.1% 22.205% 22.2% 30.234% 30.2% 38.654% 38.7% 46.409% 46.4% 51.949% 51.9% 59.801% 59.8% 61.762% 61.8% 68.931% 68.9% 68.807% 68.8% 76.190% 76.2% 70.398% 70.4% 81.739% 81.7% 68.529% 68.5% 80.528% 80.5% 68.291% 68.3% 76.951% 77.0% 64.638% 64.6% 68.883% 68.9% 52.527% 52.5% 54.406% 54.4% 26.384% 26.4% 24.738% 24.7%

Employment Sex Ratio by Age#5

Percentage more males or females employed by age cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
More Females More Males
United States
North Carolina
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% M:F F M 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 51.545509% 42.859399% 51.545509% 51.5% 1.515 1.52 11,679 11.7k 17,699 17.7k 19.233296% 27.734854% 19.233296% 19.2% 1.192 1.19 21,312 21.3k 25,411 25.4k 20.102251% 16.620540% 20.102251% 20.1% 1.201 1.20 50,855 50.9k 61,078 61.1k 8.143041% 8.308357% 8.143041% 8.1% 1.081 1.08 65,995 66.0k 71,369 71.4k 3.501760% 7.888850% 3.501760% 3.5% 1.035 1.04 62,797 62.8k 64,996 65.0k 0.488832% 5.653155% 0.488832% 0.5% 1.005 1.00 200,887 201k 201,869 202k 4.975956% 8.037710% 4.975956% 5.0% 1.050 1.05 482,239 482k 506,235 506k 12.279697% 15.735988% 12.279697% 12.3% 1.123 1.12 473,155 473k 531,257 531k 13.415632% 17.313214% 13.415632% 13.4% 1.134 1.13 218,715 219k 248,057 248k 10.817731% 12.346433% 10.817731% 10.8% 1.108 1.11 215,572 216k 238,892 239k 10.780387% 6.760092% 10.780387% 10.8% 1.108 1.11 122,593 123k 135,809 136k 11.261285% 2.641210% 11.261285% 11.3% 1.113 1.11 75,098 75.1k 83,555 83.6k -1.728858% -6.653550% -1.728858% 1.7% 0.983 0.98 68,374 68.4k 67,212 67.2k

Male Employment by Age#6

Percentage of male population employed by age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States, North Carolina, and selected other stateses
North Carolina
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% % 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 8.383% 8.38% 18.081% 18.1% 30.234% 30.2% 46.409% 46.4% 59.801% 59.8% 68.931% 68.9% 76.190% 76.2% 81.739% 81.7% 80.528% 80.5% 76.951% 77.0% 68.883% 68.9% 54.406% 54.4% 24.738% 24.7%

Female Employment by Age#7

Percentage of female population employed by age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States, North Carolina, and selected other stateses
North Carolina
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% % 75+ 70-74 65-69 62-64 60-61 55-59 45-54 35-44 30-34 25-29 22-24 20-21 16-19 3.420% 3.42% 12.468% 12.5% 22.205% 22.2% 38.654% 38.7% 51.949% 51.9% 61.762% 61.8% 68.807% 68.8% 70.398% 70.4% 68.529% 68.5% 68.291% 68.3% 64.638% 64.6% 52.527% 52.5% 26.384% 26.4%

Employment among the Married#8

Selected family employment structures as a percentage of all married couple households.
Scope: households in the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% Count Both Parents Work 1 Stay at Home Moms 1 Stay at Home Dads 1 Neither Parent Works Neither Parent Wo… 1 Both Work, No Kids 2 Ladies Who Lunch 2 Gents Who Lunch 2 Neither Works, No Kids Neither Works, No … 2 26.177904% 27.251438% 26.177904% 26.2% 471,952 472k 10.746512% 11.492735% 10.746512% 10.7% 193,745 194k 1.569836% 1.545892% 1.569836% 1.6% 28,302 28.3k 0.651852% 0.689171% 0.651852% 0.7% 11,752 11.8k 26.237864% 26.122029% 26.237864% 26.2% 473,033 473k 10.990014% 10.445311% 10.990014% 11.0% 198,135 198k 6.683033% 6.150909% 6.683033% 6.7% 120,486 120k 16.870712% 16.211994% 16.870712% 16.9% 304,156 304k

Employment among the Married With Children#9

Selected employment arrangements as a percentage of married couples with children under 18 present in the house.
Scope: households in the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% Count Both Work Stay at Home Moms Stay at Home Dads Neither Work 66.838690% 66.466742% 66.838690% 66.8% 471,952 472k 27.438515% 28.030984% 27.438515% 27.4% 193,745 194k 4.008180% 3.770458% 4.008180% 4.0% 28,302 28.3k 1.664339% 1.680901% 1.664339% 1.7% 11,752 11.8k

Employment among the Married Without Children#10

Selected employment arrangements as a percentage of married couples without children under 18 present in the house.
Scope: households in the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% Count Both Work Ladies Who Lunch Gents Who Lunch Neither Work 43.130116% 44.274708% 43.130116% 43.1% 473,033 473k 18.065517% 17.703951% 18.065517% 18.1% 198,135 198k 10.985650% 10.425289% 10.985650% 11.0% 120,486 120k 27.732280% 27.478007% 27.732280% 27.7% 304,156 304k

Employment by Educational Attainment#11

Percentage of population that is employed by highest level of educational attainment among the population aged 25 to 64 years old.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count Bachelor's Degree 1 Some College 2 H.S. Diploma 3 No H.S. Diploma 3 81.785738% 82.372807% 81.785738% 81.8% 1,210,460 1.21M 72.086634% 73.317364% 72.086634% 72.1% 1,198,565 1.20M 64.404599% 66.182117% 64.404599% 64.4% 847,086 847k 49.767443% 52.161759% 49.767443% 49.8% 325,924 326k

The Non-Working by Race#12

Percentage of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age that is either unemployed or not in the labor force.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
Female Male
United States
North Carolina
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40% 20% 0% 20% 40% % Mixed Black Other Hispanic 1 Asian White -38.799611% -6.678776% -38.355379% -3.461690% -45.478387% 45.5% 38.799611% 38.355379% 38.799611% 38.8% 42.261% 42.3% -39.417867% -40.088512% -39.417867% 39.4% 39.417867% 5.420224% 40.088512% 5.470992% 44.838091% 44.8% 41.940% 41.9% -27.444418% -21.494481% -30.298656% -14.469597% -48.938898% 48.9% 27.444418% 30.298656% 27.444418% 27.4% 37.268% 37.3% -21.557930% -24.920816% -28.457336% -14.914029% -46.478747% 46.5% 21.557930% 28.457336% 21.557930% 21.6% 33.049% 33.0% -23.825436% -19.756541% -26.045146% -12.700531% -43.581977% 43.6% 23.825436% 26.045146% 23.825436% 23.8% 34.168% 34.2% -27.513556% -8.792805% -26.657078% -7.210127% -36.306361% 36.3% 27.513556% 26.657078% 27.513556% 27.5% 31.957% 32.0%

Unemployment by Race#13

Percentage unemployed of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
Female Male
United States
North Carolina
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10% 5% 0% 5% 10% % Black Mixed Other Hispanic 1 White Asian -11.236055% -10.722136% -11.236055% 11.2% 11.236055% 1.937070% 10.722136% 1.679626% 13.173125% 13.2% 12.138% 12.1% -10.097276% -1.637215% -8.859977% -11.734491% 11.7% 10.097276% 8.859977% 1.702013% 10.097276% 10.1% 10.946% 10.9% -8.203959% -8.884387% -8.203959% 8.2% 8.203959% 0.704207% 8.884387% 0.648785% 8.908166% 8.9% 8.586% 8.59% -8.254846% -7.442461% -8.254846% 8.3% 8.254846% 0.072664% 7.442461% 1.131284% 8.327510% 8.3% 8.294% 8.29% -5.992639% -5.274761% -5.992639% 6.0% 5.992639% 1.558794% 5.274761% 1.689654% 7.551432% 7.6% 6.764% 6.76% -4.845874% -0.433162% -5.052566% -5.279037% 5.3% 4.845874% 5.052566% 0.839991% 4.845874% 4.8% 5.073% 5.07%

Armed Forces by Race#14

Percentage of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age in the armed forces.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
Female Male
United States
North Carolina
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0% 1% 2% 3% 4% 5% % Mixed Hispanic 1 Other White Black Asian -0.696328% -0.359038% -0.696328% 0.7% 0.696328% 4.414566% 0.359038% 1.105516% 5.110895% 5.1% 2.823% 2.82% -0.588936% -0.134042% -0.588936% 0.6% 0.588936% 3.289543% 0.134042% 0.592772% 3.878479% 3.9% 2.362% 2.36% -0.382240% -0.120915% -0.382240% 0.4% 0.382240% 2.303461% 0.120915% 0.502010% 2.685701% 2.7% 1.633% 1.63% -0.225388% -0.123603% -0.225388% 0.2% 0.225388% 2.445967% 0.123603% 0.861646% 2.671355% 2.7% 1.435% 1.44% -0.313041% -0.247446% -0.313041% 0.3% 0.313041% 1.326107% 0.247446% 0.693848% 1.639149% 1.6% 0.930% 0.93% -0.366430% -0.103116% -0.366430% 0.4% 0.366430% 1.218443% 0.103116% 0.456360% 1.584873% 1.6% 0.947% 0.95%

Employment by Race#15

Percentage employed of each ethno-racial group's population 16 to 64 years of age.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
Female Male
United States
North Carolina
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
60% 40% 20% 0% 20% 40% 60% % White Asian Hispanic 1 Other Black Mixed -63.693639% -66.132795% -63.693639% 63.7% 63.693639% 8.792805% 66.132795% 7.210127% 72.486444% 72.5% 68.043% 68.0% -56.418023% -61.254324% -56.418023% 56.4% 56.418023% 19.756541% 61.254324% 12.700531% 76.174564% 76.2% 65.832% 65.8% -53.521253% -56.628635% -53.521253% 53.5% 53.521253% 24.920816% 56.628635% 14.914029% 78.442070% 78.4% 66.951% 67.0% -51.061102% -55.231747% -51.061102% 51.1% 51.061102% 21.494481% 55.231747% 14.469597% 72.555582% 72.6% 62.732% 62.7% -55.161909% -5.420224% -54.440496% -5.470992% -60.582133% 60.6% 55.161909% 54.440496% 55.161909% 55.2% 58.060% 58.1% -54.521613% -58.182932% -54.521613% 54.5% 54.521613% 6.678776% 58.182932% 3.461690% 61.200389% 61.2% 57.739% 57.7%

Map of Employment Status by County in North Carolina

Both Parents Work Employment Status by County#16

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which both parents work outside the home (%):
12.9%17.2%21.4%25.7%29.9%34.2%

Stay at Home Moms Employment Status by County#17

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the husband works outside the home and the wife stays at home (%):
3.3%7.2%11.1%14.9%18.8%22.7%

Stay at Home Dads Employment Status by County#18

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which the wife works outside the home and the husband stays at home (%):
0.0%1.1%2.2%3.4%4.5%5.6%

Neither Parent Works Employment Status by County#19

Percentage of married families with children under the age of 18 present in which neither parent works outside the home (%):
0.0%0.7%1.4%2.2%2.9%3.7%

Employed Working-Age Men Employment Status by County#20

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed
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Employment Status by Place in North Carolina

There are 738 places in North Carolina. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, North Carolina, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 18,126.

Employed Working-Age Men by Place#25

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected places in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count # Wake Forest Holly Springs Morrisville Cary Carrboro Apex Indian Trail Garner Huntersville Cornelius Hickory Kernersville Jacksonville Monroe Matthews Havelock Chapel Hill Concord Clemmons Charlotte Raleigh Mint Hill Mooresville Winston-Salem Asheville Durham Wilmington Greensboro New Bern United States of America United States Kannapolis High Point Burlington North Carolina N Carolina Gastonia South South Atlantic Statesville Greenville Fuquay-Varina Fayetteville Wilson Elizabeth City Asheboro Shelby Kinston Sanford Rocky Mount Thomasville Lenoir Lexington Lumberton Salisbury Goldsboro 95.186070% 95.186070% 95.2% 2,788 1 94.926294% 94.926294% 94.9% 2,769 2 94.736842% 94.736842% 94.7% 2,250 3 93.735398% 93.735398% 93.7% 10,833 10.8k 4 91.921665% 91.921665% 91.9% 1,502 5 91.794311% 91.794311% 91.8% 3,356 6 89.890110% 89.890110% 89.9% 2,863 7 89.382845% 89.382845% 89.4% 1,709 8 89.348986% 89.348986% 89.3% 4,186 9 89.143950% 89.143950% 89.1% 1,864 10 88.507358% 88.507358% 88.5% 2,526 11 88.469828% 88.469828% 88.5% 1,642 12 88.077336% 88.077336% 88.1% 2,460 13 87.973705% 87.973705% 88.0% 2,275 14 87.841191% 87.841191% 87.8% 1,416 15 87.025316% 87.025316% 87.0% 825 16 86.485533% 86.485533% 86.5% 2,451 17 85.828001% 85.828001% 85.8% 5,499 18 85.636646% 85.636646% 85.6% 1,103 19 85.503398% 85.503398% 85.5% 48,943 48.9k 20 85.428350% 85.428350% 85.4% 26,505 26.5k 21 84.718349% 84.718349% 84.7% 1,519 22 84.137686% 84.137686% 84.1% 2,371 23 83.918631% 83.918631% 83.9% 12,211 12.2k 24 83.592250% 83.592250% 83.6% 4,789 25 83.249799% 83.249799% 83.2% 13,454 13.5k 26 82.634069% 82.634069% 82.6% 5,239 27 82.598110% 82.598110% 82.6% 14,249 14.2k 28 82.380579% 82.380579% 82.4% 1,052 29 82.268229% 82.268229% 82.3% 16,738,279 16.7M 82.170543% 82.170543% 82.2% 2,650 30 82.161116% 82.161116% 82.2% 5,946 31 82.014157% 82.014157% 82.0% 2,549 32 81.739140% 81.739140% 81.7% 531,257 531k 81.659836% 81.659836% 81.7% 3,985 33 81.594978% 81.594978% 81.6% 6,209,838 6.21M 81.450007% 81.450007% 81.5% 3,234,111 3.23M 81.029987% 81.029987% 81.0% 1,243 34 80.715751% 80.715751% 80.7% 3,541 35 80.565167% 80.565167% 80.6% 1,397 36 79.934777% 79.934777% 79.9% 8,824 37 77.974684% 77.974684% 78.0% 2,156 38 76.623377% 76.623377% 76.6% 531 39 75.575519% 75.575519% 75.6% 1,346 40 74.583333% 74.583333% 74.6% 895 41 74.463938% 74.463938% 74.5% 764 42 74.292929% 74.292929% 74.3% 1,471 43 73.462158% 73.462158% 73.5% 2,281 44 69.932432% 69.932432% 69.9% 1,035 45 69.720497% 69.720497% 69.7% 898 46 68.507463% 68.507463% 68.5% 918 47 61.818182% 61.818182% 61.8% 918 48 57.862903% 57.862903% 57.9% 1,148 49 55.460751% 55.460751% 55.5% 975 50

Employment Status by Metro Area in North Carolina

There are 41 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within North Carolina (38 fully and 3 partially). This section compares all 41 of those to each other, North Carolina, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina.

Employed Working-Age Men by Metro Area#30

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected metro areas in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count # Boone Metro Area Boone Area Raleigh Metro Area Raleigh Area Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News Metro Area Virginia Beach Jacksonville Metro Area Jacksonville Pinehurst and Southern Pines Metro Area Pinehurst Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro Area Charlotte Winston and Salem Metro Area Winston Area Burlington Metro Area Burlington Morehead City Metro Area Morehead City Greensboro and High Point Metro Area Greensboro Sanford Metro Area Sanford Area Dunn Metro Area Dunn Area Wilmington Metro Area Wilmington Kill Devil Hills Metro Area Kill Devil Hills United States of America United States Durham and Chapel Hill Metro Area Durham Area North Carolina N Carolina Asheville Metro Area Asheville South South Atlantic Fayetteville Metro Area Fayetteville Brevard Metro Area Brevard Area Myrtle Beach, Conway, and North Myrtle Beach Metro Area Myrtle Beach Greenville Metro Area Greenville Washington Metro Area Washington Elizabeth City Metro Area Elizabeth City Kinston Metro Area Kinston Area Wilson Metro Area Wilson Area Shelby Metro Area Shelby Area Goldsboro Metro Area Goldsboro Albemarle Metro Area Albemarle Hickory, Lenoir, and Morganton Metro Area Hickory Area Mount Airy Metro Area Mount Airy New Bern Metro Area New Bern Area Oxford Metro Area Oxford Area Rocky Mount Metro Area Rocky Mount Henderson Metro Area Henderson North Wilkesboro Metro Area North Wilkesboro Cullowhee Metro Area Cullowhee Rockingham Metro Area Rockingham Marion Metro Area Marion Area Lumberton Metro Area Lumberton Forest City Metro Area Forest City Roanoke Rapids Metro Area Roanoke Rapids Laurinburg Metro Area Laurinburg 88.302850% 88.302850% 88.3% 2,076 1 87.819897% 87.819897% 87.8% 79,578 79.6k 2 86.112508% 86.112508% 86.1% 89,061 89.1k 3 86.023514% 86.023514% 86.0% 7,829 4 85.361068% 85.361068% 85.4% 4,350 5 84.404147% 84.404147% 84.4% 141,079 141k 6 83.665659% 83.665659% 83.7% 35,414 35.4k 7 83.585269% 83.585269% 83.6% 8,239 8 83.312102% 83.312102% 83.3% 3,270 9 83.038730% 83.038730% 83.0% 40,072 40.1k 10 82.809381% 82.809381% 82.8% 3,319 11 82.672036% 82.672036% 82.7% 6,980 12 82.501032% 82.501032% 82.5% 13,993 14.0k 13 82.352941% 82.352941% 82.4% 2,408 14 82.268229% 82.268229% 82.3% 16,738,279 16.7M 81.832406% 81.832406% 81.8% 28,242 28.2k 15 81.739140% 81.739140% 81.7% 531,257 531k 81.606095% 81.606095% 81.6% 22,387 22.4k 16 81.594978% 81.594978% 81.6% 6,209,838 6.21M 81.450007% 81.450007% 81.5% 3,234,111 3.23M 81.401789% 81.401789% 81.4% 17,932 17.9k 17 81.290323% 81.290323% 81.3% 1,260 18 81.154462% 81.154462% 81.2% 18,741 18.7k 19 80.888399% 80.888399% 80.9% 8,067 20 80.853432% 80.853432% 80.9% 2,179 21 79.614891% 79.614891% 79.6% 3,101 22 79.267936% 79.267936% 79.3% 2,707 23 79.077297% 79.077297% 79.1% 3,908 24 78.536585% 78.536585% 78.5% 4,830 25 77.774852% 77.774852% 77.8% 5,907 26 77.557361% 77.557361% 77.6% 3,245 27 77.181553% 77.181553% 77.2% 19,547 19.5k 28 77.107692% 77.107692% 77.1% 3,759 29 77.048244% 77.048244% 77.0% 5,398 30 76.630555% 76.630555% 76.6% 3,466 31 75.919097% 75.919097% 75.9% 6,794 32 75.475285% 75.475285% 75.5% 1,985 33 75.092131% 75.092131% 75.1% 3,464 34 74.130328% 74.130328% 74.1% 1,513 35 72.595657% 72.595657% 72.6% 2,106 36 71.332479% 71.332479% 71.3% 2,227 37 70.047619% 70.047619% 70.0% 5,884 38 68.603010% 68.603010% 68.6% 2,917 39 62.166477% 62.166477% 62.2% 2,726 40 59.858274% 59.858274% 59.9% 1,436 41

Employment Status by County in North Carolina

There are 100 counties in North Carolina. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, North Carolina, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina. The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 56,049.

Employed Working-Age Men by County#35

Percentage of male population aged 35 to 44 years old that are employed.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected counties in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count # Wake County Wake Union County Union Orange County Orange Mecklenburg County Mecklenburg Iredell County Iredell Onslow County Onslow Moore County Moore Forsyth County Forsyth Chatham County Chatham New Hanover County New Hanover Randolph County Randolph Henderson County Henderson Lincoln County Lincoln Alamance County Alamance Carteret County Carteret Guilford County Guilford Cabarrus County Cabarrus Lee County Lee Harnett County Harnett Johnston County Johnston United States of America United States Cumberland County Cumberland Catawba County Catawba North Carolina N Carolina South Buncombe County Buncombe South Atlantic Duplin County Duplin Pitt County Pitt Gaston County Gaston Davidson County Davidson Rockingham County Rockingham Durham County Durham Brunswick County Brunswick Nash County Nash Franklin County Franklin Lenoir County Lenoir Craven County Craven Wilson County Wilson Cleveland County Cleveland Wayne County Wayne Haywood County Haywood Stanly County Stanly Surry County Surry Granville County Granville Sampson County Sampson Rowan County Rowan Wilkes County Wilkes Burke County Burke Caldwell County Caldwell Robeson County Robeson Rutherford County Rutherford Edgecombe County Edgecombe Columbus County Columbus 89.312746% 89.312746% 89.3% 64,900 64.9k 1 88.882764% 88.882764% 88.9% 14,511 14.5k 2 86.735068% 86.735068% 86.7% 7,101 3 86.206658% 86.206658% 86.2% 62,280 62.3k 4 86.073000% 86.073000% 86.1% 9,975 5 86.023514% 86.023514% 86.0% 7,829 6 85.361068% 85.361068% 85.4% 4,350 7 85.028174% 85.028174% 85.0% 19,315 19.3k 8 84.796574% 84.796574% 84.8% 3,564 9 84.372427% 84.372427% 84.4% 11,273 11.3k 10 83.988848% 83.988848% 84.0% 8,435 11 83.856089% 83.856089% 83.9% 5,454 12 83.780021% 83.780021% 83.8% 4,814 13 83.585269% 83.585269% 83.6% 8,239 14 83.312102% 83.312102% 83.3% 3,270 15 83.298097% 83.298097% 83.3% 26,792 26.8k 16 83.096571% 83.096571% 83.1% 11,582 11.6k 17 82.809381% 82.809381% 82.8% 3,319 18 82.672036% 82.672036% 82.7% 6,980 19 82.578217% 82.578217% 82.6% 11,191 11.2k 20 82.268229% 82.268229% 82.3% 16,738,279 16.7M 82.068035% 82.068035% 82.1% 15,199 15.2k 21 82.064044% 82.064044% 82.1% 8,739 22 81.739140% 81.739140% 81.7% 531,257 531k 81.594978% 81.594978% 81.6% 6,209,838 6.21M 81.545888% 81.545888% 81.5% 13,177 13.2k 23 81.450007% 81.450007% 81.5% 3,234,111 3.23M 81.230201% 81.230201% 81.2% 3,077 24 80.888399% 80.888399% 80.9% 8,067 25 80.352350% 80.352350% 80.4% 11,676 11.7k 26 80.310050% 80.310050% 80.3% 9,014 27 80.082645% 80.082645% 80.1% 4,845 28 79.837563% 79.837563% 79.8% 15,728 15.7k 29 79.507389% 79.507389% 79.5% 4,842 30 79.322755% 79.322755% 79.3% 4,849 31 79.304071% 79.304071% 79.3% 3,487 32 79.267936% 79.267936% 79.3% 2,707 33 79.152573% 79.152573% 79.2% 4,446 34 79.077297% 79.077297% 79.1% 3,908 35 78.536585% 78.536585% 78.5% 4,830 36 77.774852% 77.774852% 77.8% 5,907 37 77.730132% 77.730132% 77.7% 2,719 38 77.557361% 77.557361% 77.6% 3,245 39 77.107692% 77.107692% 77.1% 3,759 40 76.630555% 76.630555% 76.6% 3,466 41 75.765426% 75.765426% 75.8% 3,217 42 75.478718% 75.478718% 75.5% 6,898 43 75.092131% 75.092131% 75.1% 3,464 44 72.988697% 72.988697% 73.0% 4,391 45 72.139136% 72.139136% 72.1% 4,293 46 70.047619% 70.047619% 70.0% 5,884 47 68.603010% 68.603010% 68.6% 2,917 48 68.582511% 68.582511% 68.6% 1,945 49 59.473824% 59.473824% 59.5% 2,238 50