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

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

100.7 100.9 101.0 102.3 102.1 102.3 102.0 102.2 101.8 102.3 103.6 102.9 102.0

2014

100.3 (P) 100.0                      

Manufacturing

 

2013

14.6 14.6 14.5 14.7 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.8 14.7 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.7

2014

14.6 (P) 14.5                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

19.1 18.8 18.7 18.9 19.0 19.1 19.3 19.4 19.3 19.9 20.3 20.4 19.4

2014

18.9 (P) 18.7                      

Government

 

2013

14.2 14.0 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.4 14.0 13.9 13.9 14.1 14.3 14.3 14.1

2014

14.2 (P) 14.2                      

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

 

2013

121,641 122,055 122,146 122,265 122,554 121,509 122,255 120,131 121,595 121,087 121,180 (P) 120,844  

2014

119,519 (P) 120,434                      

Employment

 

2013

113,380 114,296 115,086 115,500 114,751 113,023 113,954 112,635 114,392 113,756 114,579 (P) 114,488  

2014

112,582 (P) 113,365                      

Unemployment

 

2013

8,261 7,759 7,060 6,765 7,803 8,486 8,301 7,496 7,203 7,331 6,601 (P) 6,356  

2014

6,937 (P) 7,069                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

6.8 6.4 5.8 5.5 6.4 7.0 6.8 6.2 5.9 6.1 5.4 (P) 5.3  

2014

5.8 (P) 5.9                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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