Harrisonburg, Virginia Job Growth
There were 70,800 jobs in Harrisonburg, Virginia in March 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 67,031 employed persons for the month. Harrisonburg lost 300 jobs in March 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 304 (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 February 2023 at 71,100. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Harrisonburg according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in March 2023 for Harrisonburg is at a new high of 67,031.
Employment: CES, CPS
Harrisonburg, Virginia Employment History