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Unemployment Statistics

Data last refreshed 03/2020.

North Carolina Counties Count Rate
Alamance County 3,320 4.1%
Alexander County 610 3.4%
Alleghany County 255 6.0%
Anson County 533 4.9%
Ashe County 550 4.4%
Avery County 321 4.6%
Beaufort County 950 5.0%
Bertie County 438 5.7%
Bladen County 771 5.3%
Brunswick County 3,003 5.7%
Buncombe County 4,679 3.4%
Burke County 1,650 4.1%
Cabarrus County 4,197 3.9%
Caldwell County 1,512 4.2%
Camden County 191 4.2%
Carteret County 1,438 4.6%
Caswell County 486 5.0%
Catawba County 3,067 3.9%
Chatham County 1,306 3.7%
Cherokee County 539 4.9%
Chowan County 251 4.6%
Clay County 204 5.0%
Cleveland County 2,203 4.6%
Columbus County 1,221 5.3%
Craven County 1,752 4.3%
Cumberland County 6,967 5.5%
Currituck County 567 4.1%
Dare County 1,325 7.4%
Davidson County 3,354 4.2%
Davie County 765 3.8%
Duplin County 1,096 4.3%
Durham County 6,151 3.6%
Edgecombe County 1,260 6.1%
Forsyth County 7,483 4.0%
Franklin County 1,362 4.3%
Gaston County 4,849 4.4%
Gates County 234 4.5%
Graham County 197 6.4%
Granville County 1,081 3.6%
Greene County 376 4.0%
Guilford County 11,446 4.4%
Halifax County 1,293 6.4%
Harnett County 2,545 4.8%
Haywood County 1,147 3.9%
Henderson County 1,995 3.7%
Hertford County 506 5.6%
Hoke County 1,062 5.4%
Hyde County 229 13.1%
Iredell County 3,547 4.0%
Jackson County 899 4.7%
Johnston County 3,845 3.9%
Jones County 176 4.1%
Lee County 1,194 4.6%
Lenoir County 1,121 4.1%
Lincoln County 1,695 3.9%
Macon County 673 4.5%
Madison County 404 4.1%
Martin County 472 5.3%
McDowell County 877 4.3%
Mecklenburg County 24,361 3.9%
Mitchell County 314 5.3%
Montgomery County 484 4.3%
Moore County 1,699 4.0%
Nash County 2,154 5.1%
New Hanover County 4,732 3.9%
Northampton County 463 6.0%
Onslow County 3,120 4.9%
Orange County 2,693 3.4%
Pamlico County 217 4.2%
Pasquotank County 820 5.0%
Pender County 1,217 4.3%
Perquimans County 266 5.5%
Person County 797 4.3%
Pitt County 3,904 4.4%
Polk County 357 4.1%
Randolph County 2,717 4.2%
Richmond County 954 5.8%
Robeson County 2,887 5.8%
Rockingham County 1,901 4.8%
Rowan County 2,916 4.4%
Rutherford County 1,395 5.5%
Sampson County 1,240 4.3%
Scotland County 856 7.4%
Stanly County 1,279 4.3%
Stokes County 862 4.0%
Surry County 1,402 4.2%
Swain County 346 5.1%
Transylvania County 588 4.1%
Tyrrell County 100 7.5%
Union County 4,690 3.8%
Vance County 1,045 6.1%
Wake County 21,342 3.6%
Warren County 404 6.2%
Washington County 312 7.2%
Watauga County 1,071 3.7%
Wayne County 2,281 4.5%
Wilkes County 1,327 4.7%
Wilson County 2,064 6.0%
Yadkin County 680 3.9%
Yancey County 370 4.5%
North Carolina 210,268 4.2%

Data provided by the United States Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration ("DOLETA") and the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development ("DEED")