Harrisonburg, Virginia Job Growth
There were 67,700 jobs in Harrisonburg, Virginia in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,853 employed persons for the month. Harrisonburg added 200 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 524 (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 in January 2018 is at a new high of 67,700.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 64,750 for Harrisonburg in September 2017. 897 jobs have been lost in Harrisonburg since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Harrisonburg, Virginia Employment History