Department of Numbers

Winchester, Virginia Job Growth

There were 63,700 jobs in Winchester, Virginia in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 68,189 employed persons for the month. Winchester lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 352 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Winchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,700 -100 +1,200
CPS 68,189 +352 +1,340

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Winchester, Virginia Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Winchester 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 Winchester, Virginia

CES employment for Winchester peaked in September 2016 at 63,900. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Winchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 63,600 in October 2016, Winchester has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Winchester is at a new high of 68,189.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Winchester, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 63,700 -100 68,189 352
November 2016 63,800 200 67,837 80
October 2016 63,600 -300 67,757 97
September 2016 63,900 400 67,660 226
August 2016 63,500 300 67,434 179
July 2016 63,200 300 67,255 227
June 2016 62,900 -200 67,028 19
May 2016 63,100 -100 67,009 -168
April 2016 63,200 300 67,177 -60
March 2016 62,900 -100 67,237 70
February 2016 63,000 200 67,167 268
January 2016 62,800 300 66,899 50