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Charlottesville, Virginia Job Growth

There were 120,000 jobs in Charlottesville, Virginia in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 119,728 employed persons for the month. Charlottesville lost 200 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 412 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Charlottesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 120,000 -200 +1,700
CPS 119,728 +412 +3,175

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

Charlottesville, Virginia Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Charlottesville peaked in July 2019 at 120,900. Since then 900 jobs have been lost in Charlottesville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in October 2019 for Charlottesville is at a new high of 119,728.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Charlottesville, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 120,000 -200 119,728 412
September 2019 120,200 -400 119,316 405
August 2019 120,600 -300 118,911 675
July 2019 120,900 700 118,236 638
June 2019 120,200 500 117,598 415
May 2019 119,700 -100 117,183 192
April 2019 119,800 200 116,991 50
March 2019 119,600 400 116,941 12
February 2019 119,200 200 116,929 154
January 2019 119,000 800 116,775 154
December 2018 118,200 400 116,621 12
November 2018 117,800 -500 116,609 56