Lynchburg, Virginia Job Growth
There were 105,500 jobs in Lynchburg, Virginia in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 119,643 employed persons for the month. Lynchburg lost 500 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 19 (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 4,800 jobs have been lost in Lynchburg according to the employer survey. From a trough of 101,700 in June 2011, Lynchburg has gained 3,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 120,635 for Lynchburg in December 2018. 992 jobs have been lost in Lynchburg since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lynchburg, Virginia Employment History