North Carolina Unemployment Level Heat Map - April 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
5.90% 5.90%7.70%3.20%
Alexander County
5.60% 5.30%7.50%2.80%
Alleghany County
5.50% 5.40%6.30%4.50%
Anson County
7.20% 7.20%7.70%3.80%
Apex
4.00% 4.10%5.20%2.50%
Ashe County
4.90% 4.60%5.40%3.00%
Asheboro
6.90% 7.10%9.60%3.20%
Asheville
6.40% 6.70%11.50%2.60%
Avery County
5.00% 4.60%5.70%3.40%
Beaufort County
5.80% 5.50%6.50%3.90%
Bertie County
5.90% 5.70%5.90%4.10%
Bladen County
6.20% 6.00%7.00%4.20%
Brunswick County
7.00% 6.90%8.30%4.70%
Buncombe County
5.90% 6.00%9.70%2.60%
Burke County
5.80% 5.70%7.10%3.20%
Burlington
6.80% 7.00%9.00%3.30%
Cabarrus County
5.70% 5.70%7.60%3.10%
Caldwell County
6.60% 6.50%8.20%3.40%
Camden County
4.70% 4.50%5.40%3.40%
Carteret County
4.90% 4.70%5.70%3.50%
Cary
4.30% 4.30%5.70%2.60%
Caswell County
6.60% 6.30%7.40%3.80%
Catawba County
6.20% 6.10%8.30%3.10%
Chapel Hill
4.60% 4.40%5.90%3.00%
Charlotte
6.70% 6.80%8.80%3.10%
Chatham County
4.50% 4.50%5.80%2.90%
Cherokee County
5.90% 5.90%7.60%3.80%
Chowan County
5.40% 5.00%5.70%3.80%
Clay County
6.10% 5.90%6.90%4.00%
Cleveland County
6.50% 6.60%7.70%3.70%
Columbus County
7.20% 7.10%7.70%4.40%
Concord
6.00% 6.20%8.10%3.10%
Cornelius
4.80% 4.60%6.50%2.80%
Craven County
5.90% 5.70%6.60%3.40%
Cumberland County
8.40% 8.30%9.90%4.40%
Currituck County
4.70% 4.50%6.00%3.20%
Dare County
6.40% 5.90%8.00%4.60%
Davidson County
5.90% 5.70%7.30%3.30%
Davie County
5.40% 5.20%7.40%3.00%
Duplin County
5.00% 4.70%5.30%3.50%
Durham
5.80% 5.70%7.60%2.90%
Durham County
5.60% 5.60%7.50%2.90%
Edgecombe County
9.90% 9.70%11.10%4.80%
Fayetteville
9.10% 9.00%10.80%4.70%
Forsyth County
6.30% 6.30%8.10%3.20%
Franklin County
5.90% 5.90%7.10%3.40%
Garner
5.80% 6.10%7.50%2.80%
Gaston County
6.70% 6.70%8.30%3.50%
Gastonia
8.00% 8.30%9.40%3.70%
Gates County
5.10% 4.80%5.60%3.50%
Goldsboro
9.60% 9.10%10.20%4.70%
Graham County
7.30% 6.90%8.80%5.40%
Granville County
5.00% 4.90%6.00%2.90%
Greene County
5.10% 5.10%5.80%3.00%
Greensboro
7.80% 7.70%10.00%3.50%
Greenville
6.60% 6.40%7.80%3.70%
Guilford County
7.20% 7.10%9.30%3.40%
Halifax County
8.60% 8.40%8.90%5.20%
Harnett County
6.40% 6.30%7.60%3.80%
Haywood County
5.70% 5.70%8.10%2.90%
Henderson County
5.20% 5.20%7.50%2.80%
Hertford County
6.20% 6.00%6.70%4.20%
Hickory
5.80% 6.10%8.40%3.10%
High Point
7.70% 7.60%10.00%3.50%
Hoke County
8.00% 7.60%8.90%4.40%
Holly Springs
4.50% 4.60%6.30%2.60%
Huntersville
5.10% 5.30%6.40%2.80%
Hyde County
6.60% 6.30%8.30%10.20%
Indian Trail
4.40% 4.90%6.20%2.70%
Iredell County
5.80% 5.70%7.70%3.20%
Jackson County
5.30% 5.00%8.00%3.30%
Jacksonville
7.10% 6.60%8.00%4.70%
Johnston County
5.30% 5.20%6.70%3.10%
Jones County
5.20% 4.90%5.80%3.30%
Kannapolis
7.00% 6.90%9.00%3.30%
Kinston
8.50% 8.30%8.60%4.40%
Lee County
6.50% 6.50%8.20%3.80%
Lenoir County
5.80% 5.50%6.20%3.30%
Lincoln County
5.30% 5.30%6.60%3.10%
Macon County
5.10% 5.10%6.50%3.30%
Madison County
5.40% 5.30%7.40%3.00%
Martin County
6.70% 6.30%7.20%4.20%
Matthews
4.60% 4.50%6.30%2.80%
McDowell County
5.60% 5.70%6.70%3.50%
Mecklenburg County
6.50% 6.60%8.50%3.10%
Mint Hill
4.90% 4.80%6.60%2.90%
Mitchell County
6.30% 6.40%7.80%4.00%
Monroe
7.00% 6.70%7.30%3.20%
Montgomery County
5.70% 5.80%6.50%3.50%
Moore County
5.40% 5.30%7.30%3.30%
Mooresville
6.40% 6.40%8.70%3.40%
Nash County
7.50% 7.30%8.80%4.00%
New Bern
6.70% 6.80%7.60%3.30%
New Hanover County
5.50% 5.50%7.40%3.00%
Northampton County
6.80% 6.70%6.90%4.70%
Onslow County
6.10% 5.80%7.20%3.90%
Orange County
4.50% 4.30%5.90%2.70%
Pamlico County
5.30% 4.90%5.50%3.10%
Pasquotank County
6.20% 5.90%7.10%4.00%
Pender County
5.40% 5.20%6.50%3.40%
Perquimans County
5.40% 5.30%6.50%4.40%
Person County
6.00% 5.90%7.60%3.50%
Pitt County
6.20% 5.90%7.10%3.60%
Polk County
5.40% 5.10%6.20%3.30%
Raleigh
5.90% 5.90%8.20%3.00%
Randolph County
5.90% 5.80%7.60%3.20%
Richmond County
8.20% 8.10%9.10%4.70%
Robeson County
8.30% 8.20%8.80%4.70%
Rockingham County
6.90% 6.70%8.80%3.80%
Rocky Mount
11.10% 11.00%12.60%4.90%
Rowan County
6.30% 6.20%8.20%3.80%
Rutherford County
7.40% 7.30%9.50%4.40%
Salisbury
8.70% 9.20%10.40%5.00%
Sampson County
5.10% 4.80%5.70%3.20%
Sanford
7.20% 7.40%8.80%4.10%
Scotland County
10.50% 10.40%11.30%5.70%
Stanly County
5.10% 5.00%6.10%3.30%
Statesville
8.40% 8.90%10.50%4.30%
Stokes County
5.50% 5.30%6.70%3.20%
Surry County
5.20% 5.10%6.70%3.20%
Swain County
5.00% 4.90%7.80%3.40%
Thomasville
8.20% 8.10%9.00%3.70%
Transylvania County
4.90% 4.70%5.90%3.30%
Tyrrell County
8.10% 6.60%7.40%5.70%
Union County
5.00% 4.80%6.10%2.90%
Vance County
9.10% 8.90%9.60%5.10%
Wake County
5.20% 5.20%7.10%2.80%
Wake Forest
4.70% 4.60%6.80%2.80%
Warren County
8.70% 8.40%10.00%5.20%
Washington County
7.90% 7.70%7.80%5.30%
Watauga County
4.20% 4.00%6.00%2.70%
Wayne County
6.10% 5.80%6.90%3.50%
Wilkes County
5.30% 5.20%6.60%3.60%
Wilmington
5.80% 6.00%7.90%3.00%
Wilson
8.90% 9.10%10.00%5.30%
Wilson County
7.70% 7.60%8.60%4.90%
Winston-Salem
6.90% 6.90%8.80%3.40%
Yadkin County
5.30% 5.20%7.60%3.10%
Yancey County
5.20% 5.20%7.00%3.40%