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Winchester, Virginia Job Growth

There were 60,300 jobs in Winchester, Virginia in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 66,620 employed persons for the month. Winchester added 200 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,205 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Winchester job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 60,300 +200 -5,800
CPS 66,620 +1,205 -5,837

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 66,700. Since then 6,400 jobs have been lost in Winchester according to the employer survey. From a trough of 58,700 in April 2020, Winchester has gained 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 73,504 for Winchester in December 2019. 6,884 jobs have been lost in Winchester since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 63,769, Winchester has added 2,851 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2020

Winchester, Virginia Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2020 60,300 200 66,620 1,205
July 2020 60,100 700 65,415 225
June 2020 59,400 100 65,190 247
May 2020 59,300 600 64,943 1,174
April 2020 58,700 -7,300 63,769 -8,268
March 2020 66,000 -700 72,037 -1,296
February 2020 66,700 400 73,333 86
January 2020 66,300 -100 73,247 -257
December 2019 66,400 100 73,504 162
November 2019 66,300 100 73,342 234
October 2019 66,200 400 73,108 291
September 2019 65,800 -300 72,817 360