Richmond, Virginia Job Growth
There were 675,500 jobs in Richmond, Virginia in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 658,594 employed persons for the month. Richmond added 500 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 831 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Richmond 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.
Richmond, Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Richmond 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 Richmond, Virginia
CES employment for Richmond in April 2018 is at a new high of 675,500.
CPS employment in April 2018 for Richmond is at a new high of 658,594.
Employment: CES, CPS
Richmond, Virginia Employment History