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Charlottesville, Virginia Job Growth

There were 117,300 jobs in Charlottesville, Virginia in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,466 employed persons for the month. Charlottesville added 400 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 368 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Charlottesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 117,300 +400 +2,200
CPS 114,466 -368 +1,722

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Charlottesville, Virginia Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Charlottesville as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Charlottesville, Virginia

CES employment for Charlottesville peaked in September 2017 at 117,400. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Charlottesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 116,900 in October 2017, Charlottesville has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 115,857 for Charlottesville in September 2017. 1,391 jobs have been lost in Charlottesville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Charlottesville, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 117,300 400 114,466 -368
October 2017 116,900 -500 114,834 -1,023
September 2017 117,400 300 115,857 810
August 2017 117,100 300 115,047 56
July 2017 116,800 -200 114,991 4
June 2017 117,000 500 114,987 870
May 2017 116,500 500 114,117 247
April 2017 116,000 -200 113,870 397
March 2017 116,200 -500 113,473 148
February 2017 116,700 800 113,325 534
January 2017 115,900 200 112,791 -338
December 2016 115,700 600 113,129 385