Harrisonburg, Virginia Job Growth
There were 68,700 jobs in Harrisonburg, Virginia in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,271 employed persons for the month. Harrisonburg lost 400 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 237 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Harrisonburg job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Harrisonburg, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Harrisonburg 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 Harrisonburg, Virginia
CES employment for Harrisonburg peaked in September 2017 at 69,100. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Harrisonburg according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 64,750 for Harrisonburg in September 2017. 479 jobs have been lost in Harrisonburg since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Harrisonburg, Virginia Employment History