Lynchburg, Virginia Job Growth
There were 100,400 jobs in Lynchburg, Virginia in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,316 employed persons for the month. Lynchburg added 900 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,415 (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 9,900 jobs have been lost in Lynchburg according to the employer survey. From a trough of 95,000 in May 2020, Lynchburg has gained 5,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,364 for Lynchburg in February 2020. 6,048 jobs have been lost in Lynchburg since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 107,145, Lynchburg has added 7,171 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lynchburg, Virginia Employment History