Lynchburg, Virginia Job Growth
There were 103,700 jobs in Lynchburg, Virginia in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 116,439 employed persons for the month. Lynchburg added 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,214 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lynchburg 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.
Lynchburg, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg, Virginia
CES employment for Lynchburg peaked in July 2008 at 109,900. Since then 6,200 jobs have been lost in Lynchburg according to the employer survey. From a trough of 101,300 in June 2011, Lynchburg has gained 2,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,250 for Lynchburg in October 2008. 3,811 jobs have been lost in Lynchburg since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 111,421, Lynchburg has added 5,018 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lynchburg, Virginia Employment History