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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 (p)125.9                      

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 (p)14.2                      

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 (p)16.1                      

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 (p)14.3                      

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 (p)39.9                      

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

124,876 126,399 127,519 127,538 127,845 128,663 129,121 126,932 129,948 130,252 130,375 (p)128,471  

2024

128,388 (p)128,868                      

Employment

2023

121,018 123,053 124,201 124,762 124,645 125,170 125,885 123,251 126,507 126,802 126,959 (p)125,434  

2024

125,232 (p)125,527                      

Unemployment

2023

3,858 3,346 3,318 2,776 3,200 3,493 3,236 3,681 3,441 3,450 3,416 (p)3,037  

2024

3,156 (p)3,341                      

Unemployment Rate

2023

3.1 2.6 2.6 2.2 2.5 2.7 2.5 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.6 (p)2.4  

2024

2.5 (p)2.6                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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