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Harrisonburg, Virginia Job Growth

There were 69,100 jobs in Harrisonburg, Virginia in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,664 employed persons for the month. Harrisonburg added 400 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 129 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Harrisonburg job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 69,100 +400 +1,000
CPS 64,664 +129 +1,461

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 in July 2019 is at a new high of 69,100.

CPS employment in July 2019 for Harrisonburg is at a new high of 64,664.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Harrisonburg, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 69,100 400 64,664 129
June 2019 68,700 -200 64,535 124
May 2019 68,900 -100 64,411 -63
April 2019 69,000 100 64,474 -96
March 2019 68,900 200 64,570 -86
February 2019 68,700 -100 64,656 128
January 2019 68,800 300 64,528 211
December 2018 68,500 300 64,317 -45
November 2018 68,200 0 64,362 36
October 2018 68,200 100 64,326 298
September 2018 68,100 -100 64,028 415
August 2018 68,200 100 63,613 410