Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia Job Growth
There were 79,600 jobs in Blacksburg, Virginia in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 87,196 employed persons for the month. Blacksburg added 900 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 889 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Blacksburg 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.
Blacksburg, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Blacksburg 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 Blacksburg, Virginia
CES employment for Blacksburg in November 2021 is at a new high of 79,600.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,896 for Blacksburg in November 2019. 2,700 jobs have been lost in Blacksburg since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 78,349, Blacksburg has added 8,847 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Blacksburg, Virginia Employment History