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Charlottesville, Virginia Job Growth

There were 117,300 jobs in Charlottesville, Virginia in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 115,108 employed persons for the month. Charlottesville added 500 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 117 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Charlottesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 117,300 +500 +2,700
CPS 115,108 +117 +3,279

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 in August 2017 is at a new high of 117,300.

CPS employment in August 2017 for Charlottesville is at a new high of 115,108.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Charlottesville, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 117,300 500 115,108 117
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
November 2016 115,100 500 112,744 371
October 2016 114,600 0 112,373 96
September 2016 114,600 0 112,277 448