Harrisonburg, Virginia Job Growth
There were 68,200 jobs in Harrisonburg, Virginia in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,332 employed persons for the month. Harrisonburg added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 461 (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 April 2018 at 68,300. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Harrisonburg according to the employer survey. From a trough of 67,800 in August 2018, Harrisonburg has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in October 2018 for Harrisonburg is at a new high of 64,332.
Employment: CES, CPS
Harrisonburg, Virginia Employment History