Lynchburg, Virginia Job Growth
There were 105,200 jobs in Lynchburg, Virginia in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 121,981 employed persons for the month. Lynchburg lost 0 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 46 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lynchburg 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.
Lynchburg, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lynchburg 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 Lynchburg, Virginia
CES employment for Lynchburg peaked in July 2008 at 110,300. Since then 5,100 jobs have been lost in Lynchburg according to the employer survey. From a trough of 94,200 in April 2020, Lynchburg has gained 11,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 122,027 for Lynchburg in September 2023. 46 jobs have been lost in Lynchburg since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lynchburg, Virginia Employment History