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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

2023

119.7 122.3 122.6 123.6 122.7 122.7 121.0 121.5 125.4 125.9 126.8 126.3 123.4

2024

124.6 125.9 127.2 126.9 (p)126.8                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

14.5 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.4 14.6 14.3 14.4 14.3 14.4 14.6 15.0 14.5

2024

14.3 14.2 14.3 14.2 (p)14.3                

Professional & Business Services

2023

16.6 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.8 16.4 16.5 16.3 16.3 16.2 16.0 16.5

2024

16.0 16.1 16.3 16.3 (p)16.2                

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

13.4 14.0 13.7 14.3 14.6 14.9 14.7 14.6 14.7 14.7 14.7 14.6 14.4

2024

14.3 14.3 14.6 14.8 (p)15.3                

Government

2023

35.9 37.3 37.6 37.5 36.8 35.7 34.7 35.0 39.1 39.2 39.9 39.2 37.3

2024

39.0 39.9 40.6 39.9 (p)39.0                

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

2023

(1)123,372 (1)125,832 (1)126,662 (1)126,562 (1)125,944 (1)126,286 (1)125,619 (1)124,659 (1)127,069 (1)127,597 (1)127,774 (1)126,368 (1)126,145

2024

128,388 128,945 129,490 128,596 (p)128,406                

Employment

2023

(1)119,817 (1)122,527 (1)123,396 (1)123,887 (1)122,595 (1)122,739 (1)122,196 (1)120,897 (1)123,661 (1)124,180 (1)124,428 (1)123,363 (1)122,807

2024

125,232 125,588 126,776 126,035 (p)125,351                

Unemployment

2023

(1)3,555 (1)3,305 (1)3,266 (1)2,675 (1)3,349 (1)3,547 (1)3,423 (1)3,762 (1)3,408 (1)3,417 (1)3,346 (1)3,005 (1)3,338

2024

3,156 3,357 2,714 2,561 (p)3,055                

Unemployment Rate

2023

(1)2.9 (1)2.6 (1)2.6 (1)2.1 (1)2.7 (1)2.8 (1)2.7 (1)3.0 (1)2.7 (1)2.7 (1)2.6 (1)2.4 (1)2.6

2024

2.5 2.6 2.1 2.0 (p)2.4                

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 19, 2024.
(p) Preliminary

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