North Carolina Unemployment Level Heat Map - January 2020

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
3.20% 3.20%4.40%4.30%
Alexander County
2.80% 2.80%3.70%3.70%
Alleghany County
4.50% 4.10%5.20%5.80%
Anson County
4.00% 4.10%4.90%5.30%
Apex
2.50% 2.60%3.40%3.40%
Ashe County
3.10% 2.90%4.10%4.80%
Asheboro
3.30% 3.20%4.90%4.90%
Asheville
2.60% 2.50%3.30%3.50%
Avery County
3.40% 3.20%3.90%4.50%
Beaufort County
3.90% 4.10%5.20%5.40%
Bertie County
4.20% 4.30%5.30%5.60%
Bladen County
4.20% 4.30%5.40%6.00%
Brunswick County
4.60% 4.40%5.20%6.50%
Buncombe County
2.50% 2.50%3.30%3.40%
Burke County
3.30% 3.30%4.20%4.10%
Burlington
3.30% 3.30%4.70%4.40%
Cabarrus County
3.10% 3.20%4.00%4.10%
Caldwell County
3.40% 3.50%4.60%4.80%
Camden County
3.50% 3.60%4.20%4.70%
Carteret County
3.50% 3.40%4.30%5.90%
Cary
2.60% 2.70%3.30%3.50%
Caswell County
3.90% 4.10%5.10%5.20%
Catawba County
3.10% 3.20%4.10%4.00%
Chapel Hill
3.10% 3.10%4.70%4.50%
Charlotte
3.10% 3.30%4.20%4.20%
Chatham County
2.90% 2.90%3.80%3.90%
Cherokee County
3.80% 3.90%4.80%5.50%
Chowan County
3.80% 4.00%5.20%5.60%
Clay County
4.10% 3.70%5.20%5.50%
Cleveland County
3.70% 3.80%4.60%4.50%
Columbus County
4.60% 4.50%5.60%6.20%
Concord
3.10% 3.20%4.00%4.30%
Cornelius
2.80% 2.80%3.30%3.50%
Craven County
3.50% 3.60%4.60%5.00%
Cumberland County
4.40% 4.60%5.80%5.90%
Currituck County
3.30% 3.10%3.80%4.60%
Dare County
4.60% 3.70%3.70%8.80%
Davidson County
3.30% 3.30%4.10%4.20%
Davie County
3.00% 3.00%3.90%3.90%
Duplin County
3.60% 3.60%4.60%5.00%
Durham
2.90% 3.00%3.90%4.00%
Durham County
2.90% 3.00%3.90%4.00%
Edgecombe County
4.80% 5.20%6.80%7.00%
Fayetteville
4.70% 4.90%6.30%6.30%
Forsyth County
3.20% 3.30%4.30%4.30%
Franklin County
3.40% 3.40%4.50%4.70%
Garner
2.80% 2.70%3.90%3.70%
Gaston County
3.50% 3.60%4.30%4.40%
Gastonia
3.70% 3.80%4.60%4.80%
Gates County
3.60% 3.60%4.40%4.80%
Goldsboro
4.70% 4.60%6.30%6.50%
Graham County
5.50% 4.80%5.60%7.20%
Granville County
2.90% 3.00%3.80%3.90%
Greene County
3.10% 3.40%4.60%4.20%
Greensboro
3.60% 3.70%5.00%4.90%
Greenville
3.80% 4.00%5.70%5.10%
Guilford County
3.50% 3.60%4.80%4.70%
Halifax County
5.20% 5.50%6.60%6.70%
Harnett County
3.80% 3.90%5.40%5.40%
Haywood County
2.90% 2.80%3.70%3.90%
Henderson County
2.80% 2.70%3.60%3.80%
Hertford County
4.20% 4.40%6.30%6.10%
Hickory
3.20% 3.30%4.40%4.00%
High Point
3.60% 3.70%4.90%4.80%
Hoke County
4.40% 4.50%5.70%5.80%
Holly Springs
2.60% 2.60%3.60%3.70%
Huntersville
2.80% 2.80%3.50%3.50%
Hyde County
9.70% 9.80%6.20%13.30%
Indian Trail
2.70% 2.80%3.60%4.00%
Iredell County
3.20% 3.30%4.00%4.10%
Jackson County
3.40% 3.30%4.60%5.30%
Jacksonville
4.80% 4.80%6.60%6.40%
Johnston County
3.10% 3.20%4.10%4.20%
Jones County
3.40% 3.20%4.40%4.80%
Kannapolis
3.30% 3.40%4.60%4.40%
Kinston
4.40% 4.70%5.50%5.40%
Lee County
3.80% 3.90%5.10%5.30%
Lenoir County
3.40% 3.60%4.30%4.40%
Lincoln County
3.10% 3.20%3.90%4.00%
Macon County
3.30% 3.20%4.20%5.00%
Madison County
3.00% 3.00%4.10%4.20%
Martin County
4.40% 4.40%6.10%5.80%
Matthews
2.80% 2.90%3.70%3.90%
McDowell County
3.50% 3.50%4.20%4.30%
Mecklenburg County
3.10% 3.20%4.10%4.20%
Mint Hill
2.90% 3.00%3.80%4.10%
Mitchell County
4.20% 4.00%5.20%6.00%
Monroe
3.20% 3.10%4.30%4.10%
Montgomery County
3.50% 3.50%4.60%4.30%
Moore County
3.30% 3.30%4.40%4.40%
Mooresville
3.40% 3.40%4.00%4.40%
Nash County
4.10% 4.20%5.70%5.50%
New Bern
3.40% 3.30%4.70%5.00%
New Hanover County
3.00% 3.00%3.90%4.30%
Northampton County
4.80% 4.80%6.00%6.30%
Onslow County
4.00% 4.00%5.30%5.50%
Orange County
2.70% 2.70%3.90%3.80%
Pamlico County
3.20% 3.20%4.40%4.60%
Pasquotank County
4.00% 4.10%5.10%5.80%
Pender County
3.40% 3.40%4.40%4.80%
Perquimans County
4.40% 4.40%5.30%6.20%
Person County
3.60% 3.60%4.80%4.80%
Pitt County
3.60% 3.70%5.20%4.70%
Polk County
3.20% 3.20%4.30%4.40%
Raleigh
3.00% 3.00%4.00%4.10%
Randolph County
3.20% 3.30%4.40%4.40%
Richmond County
4.80% 4.90%5.90%6.20%
Robeson County
4.70% 4.90%6.20%6.60%
Rockingham County
3.80% 4.00%5.00%5.00%
Rocky Mount
5.00% 5.50%7.50%7.30%
Rowan County
3.80% 3.80%4.40%4.50%
Rutherford County
4.50% 4.30%5.60%5.90%
Salisbury
4.90% 4.90%5.20%5.40%
Sampson County
3.30% 3.30%4.50%4.40%
Sanford
4.10% 4.00%5.30%5.70%
Scotland County
5.80% 6.10%7.40%8.10%
Stanly County
3.10% 3.10%4.10%4.30%
Statesville
4.40% 4.40%4.60%5.10%
Stokes County
3.20% 3.20%4.00%4.20%
Surry County
3.30% 3.30%4.10%4.30%
Swain County
3.60% 3.50%3.90%5.80%
Thomasville
3.70% 3.70%4.20%4.90%
Transylvania County
3.30% 3.10%4.00%4.60%
Tyrrell County
5.60% 5.50%5.10%9.10%
Union County
2.90% 3.00%3.90%4.00%
Vance County
5.10% 5.30%6.90%6.60%
Wake County
2.80% 2.90%3.80%3.90%
Wake Forest
2.80% 3.10%3.60%3.70%
Warren County
5.30% 5.20%6.60%6.50%
Washington County
5.50% 5.20%6.30%7.40%
Watauga County
2.70% 2.70%4.10%4.10%
Wayne County
3.50% 3.60%4.70%4.80%
Wilkes County
3.60% 3.50%4.60%4.50%
Wilmington
3.00% 3.00%4.10%4.60%
Wilson
5.50% 5.60%8.00%7.20%
Wilson County
5.00% 5.20%6.90%6.40%
Winston-Salem
3.40% 3.50%4.70%4.70%
Yadkin County
3.10% 3.00%3.90%4.00%
Yancey County
3.40% 3.20%4.40%4.60%