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Winchester, Virginia Job Growth

There were 68,000 jobs in Winchester, Virginia in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,016 employed persons for the month. Winchester lost 600 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 53 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Winchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 68,000 -600 +1,600
CPS 74,016 -53 +2,631

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 2022 at 69,100. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Winchester according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 74,360 for Winchester in February 2020. 344 jobs have been lost in Winchester since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 67,435, Winchester has added 6,581 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Winchester, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 68,000 -600 74,016 -53
March 2022 68,600 -500 74,069 135
February 2022 69,100 800 73,934 202
January 2022 68,300 0 73,732 174
December 2021 68,300 500 73,558 -28
November 2021 67,800 300 73,586 21
October 2021 67,500 200 73,565 1,303
September 2021 67,300 100 72,262 245
August 2021 67,200 200 72,017 265
July 2021 67,000 200 71,752 222
June 2021 66,800 200 71,530 117
May 2021 66,600 200 71,413 28