North Carolina Unemployment Level Heat Map - October 2021

Over 15% 10-15% 8-10% 6-8% 4-6% 2-4% 0-2%
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Unemployment Rates for Selected Locations in North Carolina

Place NameCurrent RatePrevious Month Rate6 Months Ago1 Year Ago
Alamance County
4.50% 4.70%4.50%7.00%
Alexander County
3.70% 3.90%3.90%6.30%
Alleghany County
4.10% 4.20%4.90%6.90%
Anson County
5.80% 5.90%5.90%8.90%
Apex
2.60% 2.70%2.80%4.70%
Ashe County
3.40% 3.60%4.00%5.50%
Asheboro
4.90% 5.40%6.20%8.70%
Asheville
4.10% 4.40%4.50%8.70%
Avery County
3.40% 3.50%4.10%5.60%
Beaufort County
4.50% 4.60%4.50%6.30%
Bertie County
5.60% 5.60%5.10%6.50%
Bladen County
5.20% 5.40%5.30%7.10%
Brunswick County
5.40% 5.50%5.80%7.90%
Buncombe County
3.80% 4.00%4.20%7.50%
Burke County
4.10% 4.20%4.40%6.60%
Burlington
5.00% 5.20%5.10%8.40%
Cabarrus County
4.00% 4.20%4.20%6.80%
Caldwell County
4.40% 4.60%4.70%7.50%
Camden County
3.80% 3.80%3.60%4.90%
Carteret County
3.60% 3.80%4.00%5.40%
Cary
3.10% 3.30%3.10%5.10%
Caswell County
4.90% 5.30%5.10%7.30%
Catawba County
4.10% 4.30%4.50%7.10%
Chapel Hill
3.80% 4.20%3.10%5.00%
Charlotte
4.60% 4.70%4.90%8.30%
Chatham County
3.40% 3.60%3.40%5.20%
Cherokee County
4.60% 4.80%4.70%7.40%
Chowan County
4.60% 4.80%4.80%6.10%
Clay County
4.50% 4.70%4.50%7.00%
Cleveland County
4.90% 5.10%5.10%7.90%
Columbus County
5.90% 6.00%6.10%8.40%
Concord
4.30% 4.50%4.50%7.30%
Cornelius
3.40% 3.60%3.20%5.40%
Craven County
4.30% 4.40%4.50%6.50%
Cumberland County
6.50% 6.70%6.50%9.50%
Currituck County
3.50% 3.70%4.40%5.30%
Dare County
3.80% 4.00%7.40%6.10%
Davidson County
4.10% 4.30%4.40%6.80%
Davie County
3.90% 4.10%4.00%6.10%
Duplin County
4.10% 4.30%4.10%5.40%
Durham
3.80% 4.00%4.10%6.80%
Durham County
3.70% 4.00%4.00%6.70%
Edgecombe County
7.60% 7.80%7.50%11.70%
Fayetteville
7.10% 7.30%7.10%10.50%
Forsyth County
4.50% 4.70%4.60%7.40%
Franklin County
4.40% 4.60%4.50%6.70%
Garner
3.60% 4.00%4.20%7.10%
Gaston County
4.70% 4.90%4.90%7.90%
Gastonia
5.40% 5.50%5.90%10.00%
Gates County
4.10% 4.00%3.90%5.50%
Goldsboro
6.90% 7.50%7.10%10.30%
Graham County
5.80% 6.00%6.80%8.60%
Granville County
3.80% 3.90%3.80%5.80%
Greene County
3.70% 3.80%4.00%5.90%
Greensboro
5.50% 5.80%5.60%9.20%
Greenville
5.10% 5.30%4.90%7.70%
Guilford County
5.30% 5.50%5.30%8.60%
Halifax County
6.60% 6.80%6.90%9.90%
Harnett County
5.00% 5.20%4.90%7.10%
Haywood County
3.90% 4.10%4.20%6.90%
Henderson County
3.80% 4.00%3.90%6.10%
Hertford County
6.10% 6.40%5.30%7.20%
Hickory
4.30% 4.50%4.50%7.00%
High Point
5.80% 6.10%5.90%9.40%
Hoke County
6.00% 6.20%6.20%8.60%
Holly Springs
2.70% 3.00%3.30%5.20%
Huntersville
3.20% 3.30%3.30%5.90%
Hyde County
4.90% 4.90%8.50%7.50%
Indian Trail
3.60% 3.80%3.50%5.70%
Iredell County
4.20% 4.40%4.40%6.90%
Jackson County
4.50% 4.70%4.30%6.20%
Jacksonville
5.60% 6.30%5.70%7.70%
Johnston County
3.90% 4.10%4.00%6.20%
Jones County
4.00% 3.90%4.10%5.60%
Kannapolis
4.70% 4.90%4.70%8.50%
Kinston
6.30% 6.50%6.80%9.50%
Lee County
5.00% 5.10%4.90%7.60%
Lenoir County
4.50% 4.70%4.70%6.50%
Lincoln County
3.70% 3.90%3.90%6.00%
Macon County
3.70% 3.90%4.20%6.10%
Madison County
4.00% 4.20%4.10%6.30%
Martin County
4.90% 5.10%5.30%7.20%
Matthews
3.40% 3.60%3.40%5.20%
McDowell County
4.10% 4.30%4.40%6.30%
Mecklenburg County
4.40% 4.60%4.70%7.90%
Mint Hill
3.90% 3.90%3.50%5.60%
Mitchell County
4.80% 4.90%5.20%7.00%
Monroe
4.80% 4.80%5.30%7.90%
Montgomery County
4.40% 4.50%4.30%6.50%
Moore County
4.10% 4.40%4.10%6.60%
Mooresville
4.40% 4.60%4.70%7.80%
Nash County
5.80% 6.10%5.80%8.70%
New Bern
4.20% 4.70%4.60%7.70%
New Hanover County
3.80% 4.00%4.10%6.50%
Northampton County
5.50% 5.70%5.90%7.50%
Onslow County
4.70% 5.20%4.80%6.80%
Orange County
3.40% 3.60%3.20%5.10%
Pamlico County
4.00% 4.10%4.20%5.50%
Pasquotank County
4.90% 5.10%5.20%6.80%
Pender County
3.90% 4.10%4.00%6.00%
Perquimans County
4.70% 5.00%4.80%6.30%
Person County
4.70% 4.80%4.80%7.00%
Pitt County
4.70% 4.90%4.50%7.00%
Polk County
4.30% 4.50%4.30%5.70%
Raleigh
4.10% 4.30%4.20%7.10%
Randolph County
4.40% 4.60%4.50%6.90%
Richmond County
6.70% 6.80%6.70%9.50%
Robeson County
6.90% 7.20%6.80%9.60%
Rockingham County
5.10% 5.40%5.30%7.90%
Rocky Mount
8.20% 8.70%8.40%13.10%
Rowan County
4.50% 4.60%4.70%7.50%
Rutherford County
6.00% 6.30%6.10%8.80%
Salisbury
6.30% 6.50%6.90%10.80%
Sampson County
4.30% 4.50%4.30%5.80%
Sanford
5.30% 5.50%5.40%8.20%
Scotland County
8.70% 9.00%8.90%13.20%
Stanly County
4.10% 4.20%4.10%6.00%
Statesville
6.10% 6.50%6.30%10.80%
Stokes County
3.80% 4.00%4.20%6.10%
Surry County
4.00% 4.20%4.20%6.20%
Swain County
3.70% 3.90%4.90%6.60%
Thomasville
5.60% 5.80%5.40%9.70%
Transylvania County
3.80% 4.00%3.90%5.60%
Tyrrell County
4.90% 5.10%7.40%7.40%
Union County
3.70% 3.90%3.70%5.80%
Vance County
7.40% 7.70%7.60%10.90%
Wake County
3.70% 3.80%3.80%6.20%
Wake Forest
3.50% 3.50%3.60%5.30%
Warren County
7.00% 7.00%7.20%10.00%
Washington County
6.00% 6.00%6.70%8.40%
Watauga County
3.70% 3.90%3.40%5.10%
Wayne County
4.70% 4.90%4.80%6.40%
Wilkes County
4.30% 4.50%4.40%6.20%
Wilmington
4.10% 4.30%4.30%7.10%
Wilson
7.60% 7.70%7.20%10.40%
Wilson County
6.40% 6.50%6.20%8.80%
Winston-Salem
5.10% 5.30%5.10%8.40%
Yadkin County
3.80% 4.00%4.10%6.10%
Yancey County
3.90% 4.10%4.20%5.80%