Harrisonburg, Virginia Job Growth
There were 70,000 jobs in Harrisonburg, Virginia in November 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,549 employed persons for the month. Harrisonburg added 200 jobs in November 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 75 (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 May 2022 at 70,700. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Harrisonburg according to the employer survey. From a trough of 69,300 in September 2022, Harrisonburg has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 67,377 for Harrisonburg in December 2019. 2,828 jobs have been lost in Harrisonburg since then according to the household survey. From a May 2020 low of 58,398, Harrisonburg has added 6,151 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Harrisonburg, Virginia Employment History