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Charlottesville, Virginia Job Growth

There were 116,600 jobs in Charlottesville, Virginia in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 113,640 employed persons for the month. Charlottesville lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 315 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Charlottesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 116,600 -100 +2,900
CPS 113,640 +315 +2,698

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 February 2017 at 116,700. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Charlottesville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Charlottesville is at a new high of 113,640.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Charlottesville, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 116,600 -100 113,640 315
February 2017 116,700 800 113,325 534
January 2017 115,900 200 112,791 -338
December 2016 115,700 600 113,129 385
November 2016 115,100 500 112,744 371
October 2016 114,600 0 112,373 96
September 2016 114,600 0 112,277 448
August 2016 114,600 400 111,829 732
July 2016 114,200 -100 111,097 583
June 2016 114,300 800 110,514 376
May 2016 113,500 -200 110,138 -237
April 2016 113,700 0 110,375 -567