The LEAD Feed

October Unemployment Rates Decrease in Most NC Counties

Thursday, December 2, 2021

In October, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 83 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

NC’s October Unemployment Rate Decreases

Friday, November 19, 2021

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from September’s revised rate of 4.3 percent.

September Unemployment Rates Decrease in All NC Counties

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

In September, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in all of North Carolina's 100 counties.

LMI Tuesdays!

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

LMI Tuesdays is the best thing to happen to Tuesdays since the day the author of this entry was born!  This entry will explain what exactly an LMI Tuesday is, highlight what we’ve covered with LMI Tuesdays, and hint at what we’ll cover going forwards.

NC’s September Unemployment Rate Decreases

Friday, October 22, 2021

North Carolina's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from August’s revised rate of 4.3 percent.

Growth in the North Carolina Hispanic Labor Force 2010-2020

Friday, October 22, 2021

We recently published that there has been growth in both the Hispanic Population and Labor Force.  This article follows up with additional information to put this growth in context.

What’s the Fastest Growing Industry Sector in NC between 1990 and 2020?

Monday, October 18, 2021

The 2-digit NAICS Professional, Scientific and Technical Services industry sector saw a growth in employment of more than 200% between 1990 and 2020 in NC. This article reviews the data to understand where that growth occurred.

Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

September 15 - October 15, 2021 has been declared Hispanic Heritage Month in North Carolina.  This entry shares some information on the latest population and labor force data.

North Carolina’s Interconnected Labor Markets

Friday, October 8, 2021

Interconnected labor markets are clusters of counties that have a sufficient level of inter-county commuting. This post introduces this concept, how these markets were determined and what they look like, and the policy implications of these geographies.

August Unemployment Rates Decrease in Most NC Counties

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

In August, not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates decreased in 93 of North Carolina's 100 counties.