Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Lynchburg, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

For Printing: Use smallest text size, landscape orientation, and narrow margins (0.5 inch or less)

 

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

Total Nonfarm

2021

99.0 99.7 101.0 101.2 101.3 100.8 101.5 101.8 101.8 102.6 103.6 103.3 101.5

2022

101.3 102.3 103.3 103.9 103.1 (p)103.7              

Manufacturing

2021

14.3 14.3 14.4 14.3 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.2 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.2

2022

14.1 14.3 14.5 14.5 14.4 (p)14.4              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

18.8 18.5 18.9 18.6 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.7 18.6 18.6 19.1 19.1 18.8

2022

18.4 18.4 18.6 18.8 18.2 (p)18.6              

Government

2021

12.1 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.3 12.3 12.1 12.2 12.5 12.7 12.7 12.8 12.4

2022

12.4 12.5 12.6 12.6 12.7 (p)12.7              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2021

(1)117,513 (1)118,409 (1)119,366 (1)118,050 (1)118,337 (1)118,278 (1)119,244 (1)117,887 (1)117,246 (1)117,997 (1)118,177 (1)117,977 (1)118,206

2022

118,840 118,649 120,269 119,769 119,278 (p)120,212              

Employment

2021

(1)111,518 (1)112,659 (1)113,774 (1)113,416 (1)113,364 (1)112,625 (1)114,144 (1)113,059 (1)113,080 (1)114,070 (1)114,693 (1)114,666 (1)113,422

2022

114,487 114,935 116,759 116,548 115,310 (p)116,233              

Unemployment

2021

(1)5,995 (1)5,750 (1)5,592 (1)4,634 (1)4,973 (1)5,653 (1)5,100 (1)4,828 (1)4,166 (1)3,927 (1)3,484 (1)3,311 (1)4,784

2022

4,353 3,714 3,510 3,221 3,968 (p)3,979              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)5.1 (1)4.9 (1)4.7 (1)3.9 (1)4.2 (1)4.8 (1)4.3 (1)4.1 (1)3.6 (1)3.3 (1)2.9 (1)2.8 (1)4.0

2022

3.7 3.1 2.9 2.7 3.3 (p)3.3              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(p) Preliminary

The Lynchburg, Va. MSA includes Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell Counties and Bedford and Lynchburg Cities in Virginia.