Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia Job Growth
There were 78,300 jobs in Blacksburg, Virginia in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,042 employed persons for the month. Blacksburg added 500 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 500 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Blacksburg job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||August 2019||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 August 2019 is at a new high of 78,300.
CPS employment in August 2019 for Blacksburg is at a new high of 88,042.
Employment: CES, CPS
Blacksburg, Virginia Employment History