Department of Numbers

Winchester, Virginia Job Growth

There were 66,300 jobs in Winchester, Virginia in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,386 employed persons for the month. Winchester added 400 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 157 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Winchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,300 +400 -700
CPS 70,386 +157 -2,947

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Winchester, Virginia Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Winchester 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 Winchester, Virginia

CES employment for Winchester peaked in February 2020 at 67,000. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Winchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 60,300 in April 2020, Winchester has gained 6,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 73,504 for Winchester in December 2019. 3,118 jobs have been lost in Winchester since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 63,769, Winchester has added 6,617 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Winchester, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 66,300 400 70,386 157
January 2021 65,900 -100 70,229 2,696
December 2020 66,000 400 67,533 213
November 2020 65,600 300 67,320 179
October 2020 65,300 -100 67,141 1,043
September 2020 65,400 600 66,098 -531
August 2020 64,800 399 66,629 1,214
July 2020 64,400 1,500 65,415 225
June 2020 62,900 1,500 65,190 247
May 2020 61,400 1,100 64,943 1,174
April 2020 60,300 -6,500 63,769 -8,268
March 2020 66,800 -200 72,037 -1,296