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Harrisonburg, Virginia Job Growth

There were 68,300 jobs in Harrisonburg, Virginia in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,726 employed persons for the month. Harrisonburg added 100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 102 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Harrisonburg job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 68,300 +100 +1,000
CPS 63,726 +102 +1,116

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 April 2018 is at a new high of 68,300.

CPS employment in April 2018 for Harrisonburg is at a new high of 63,726.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Harrisonburg, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 68,300 100 63,726 102
March 2018 68,200 300 63,624 -95
February 2018 67,900 100 63,719 565
January 2018 67,800 300 63,154 -425
December 2017 67,500 100 63,579 41
November 2017 67,400 -100 63,538 -54
October 2017 67,500 100 63,592 86
September 2017 67,400 -200 63,506 358
August 2017 67,600 0 63,148 384
July 2017 67,600 500 62,764 320
June 2017 67,100 -200 62,444 56
May 2017 67,300 0 62,388 -222