Charlottesville, Virginia Job Growth
There were 111,400 jobs in Charlottesville, Virginia in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 109,965 employed persons for the month. Charlottesville lost 400 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 51 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Charlottesville 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.
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 October 2019 at 125,300. Since then 13,900 jobs have been lost in Charlottesville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 105,000 in April 2020, Charlottesville has gained 6,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 122,867 for Charlottesville in February 2020. 12,902 jobs have been lost in Charlottesville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 105,139, Charlottesville has added 4,826 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Charlottesville, Virginia Employment History