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Charlottesville, Virginia Job Growth

There were 118,900 jobs in Charlottesville, Virginia in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 117,938 employed persons for the month. Charlottesville lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 803 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Charlottesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 118,900 -100 +700
CPS 117,938 -803 +634

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 January 2019 at 119,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Charlottesville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,986 for Charlottesville in December 2018. 3,048 jobs have been lost in Charlottesville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Charlottesville, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 118,900 -100 117,938 -803
January 2019 119,000 800 118,741 -2,245
December 2018 118,200 400 120,986 573
November 2018 117,800 -500 120,413 234
October 2018 118,300 -300 120,179 560
September 2018 118,600 300 119,619 20
August 2018 118,300 -300 119,599 -415
July 2018 118,600 -300 120,014 449
June 2018 118,900 300 119,565 795
May 2018 118,600 0 118,770 593
April 2018 118,600 300 118,177 459
March 2018 118,300 100 117,718 414