Harrisonburg, Virginia Job Growth
There were 68,700 jobs in Harrisonburg, Virginia in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,818 employed persons for the month. Harrisonburg lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 166 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Harrisonburg 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.
Harrisonburg, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Harrisonburg 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 Harrisonburg, Virginia
CES employment for Harrisonburg peaked in January 2019 at 68,800. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Harrisonburg according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,135 for Harrisonburg in December 2018. 317 jobs have been lost in Harrisonburg since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Harrisonburg, Virginia Employment History