Charlottesville, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Charlottesville, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2015

108.9 111.2 111.3 113.8 113.3 112.2 110.7 111.0 115.0 113.7 115.3 114.6 112.6

2016

112.0 115.4 115.4 117.7 117.6 116.7 114.7 (P) 114.9          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

14.0 13.7 13.8 13.9 14.0 14.0 14.2 14.3 14.3 14.4 14.8 15.1 14.2

2016

14.3 14.3 14.5 14.5 14.7 14.6 14.8 (P) 14.8          

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

14.1 14.3 14.4 14.9 15.1 15.3 15.0 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.2 15.1 14.9

2016

14.9 15.0 15.1 15.8 15.8 16.1 15.8 (P) 15.6          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

12.3 12.6 12.4 13.0 13.2 13.1 13.2 12.9 13.1 13.1 13.3 13.0 12.9

2016

12.5 13.3 13.2 13.8 14.2 13.5 13.5 (P) 13.2          

Government

 

2015

33.5 35.6 35.4 36.2 35.2 34.1 32.3 32.6 36.3 34.9 35.9 35.4 34.8

2016

34.2 36.3 36.2 37.0 36.1 35.0 33.1 (P) 33.5          

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Charlottesville, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2015

(R) 114,769 (R) 117,013 (R) 116,963 (R) 118,044 (R) 117,680 (R) 116,152 (R) 114,726 (R) 113,641 (R) 116,097 (R) 115,256 (R) 116,744 (R) 116,273 (R) 116,113

2016

115,018 117,652 117,287 117,514 117,335 116,803 (P) 115,966            

Employment

 

2015

(R) 109,693 (R) 111,897 (R) 112,137 (R) 113,722 (R) 112,740 (R) 111,141 (R) 110,006 (R) 109,208 (R) 111,948 (R) 111,127 (R) 112,906 (R) 112,380 (R) 111,575

2016

110,588 113,566 113,143 114,309 113,714 112,621 (P) 111,778            

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 5,076 (R) 5,116 (R) 4,826 (R) 4,322 (R) 4,940 (R) 5,011 (R) 4,720 (R) 4,433 (R) 4,149 (R) 4,129 (R) 3,838 (R) 3,893 (R) 4,538

2016

4,430 4,086 4,144 3,205 3,621 4,182 (P) 4,188            

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 4.4 (R) 4.4 (R) 4.1 (R) 3.7 (R) 4.2 (R) 4.3 (R) 4.1 (R) 3.9 (R) 3.6 (R) 3.6 (R) 3.3 (R) 3.3 (R) 3.9

2016

3.9 3.5 3.5 2.7 3.1 3.6 (P) 3.6            

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

The Charlottesville, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Albermarle, Fluvanna, Greene, and Nelson Counties and Charlottesville City in Virginia.