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Charlottesville, Virginia Job Growth

There were 121,700 jobs in Charlottesville, Virginia in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 120,199 employed persons for the month. Charlottesville lost 600 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 580 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Charlottesville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 121,700 -600 +3,800
CPS 120,199 +580 +4,439

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 August 2018 at 122,400. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Charlottesville according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Charlottesville is at a new high of 120,199.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Charlottesville, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 121,700 -600 120,199 580
September 2018 122,300 -100 119,619 20
August 2018 122,400 900 119,599 -415
July 2018 121,500 500 120,014 449
June 2018 121,000 1,300 119,565 795
May 2018 119,700 100 118,770 593
April 2018 119,600 -100 118,177 459
March 2018 119,700 200 117,718 414
February 2018 119,500 500 117,304 956
January 2018 119,000 600 116,348 79
December 2017 118,400 600 116,269 326
November 2017 117,800 -100 115,943 183