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

2016

102.6 102.3 103.5 103.9 104.1 103.9 103.1 103.7 104.8 105.1 105.4 105.3 104.0

2017

102.7 103.3 104.3 104.6 103.9 103.8 103.8 103.3 104.9 104.9 (p)105.7    

Manufacturing

2016

14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8

2017

14.7 14.8 14.8 14.7 14.7 14.7 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 (p)14.8    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

19.7 19.4 19.7 19.6 19.7 19.7 19.7 19.9 19.8 19.9 20.1 20.3 19.8

2017

19.7 19.6 19.9 20.0 19.7 19.9 19.9 19.8 20.2 20.1 (p)20.5    

Government

2016

13.7 13.7 13.9 13.9 13.7 13.8 13.4 13.5 13.7 13.8 13.9 13.9 13.7

2017

13.8 13.8 14.0 13.7 13.8 13.8 13.4 13.4 13.5 13.6 (p)13.8    

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

2016

120,195 120,545 121,575 120,539 121,346 121,417 122,288 121,582 121,985 121,743 121,877 121,752 121,404

2017

121,277 121,669 122,873 122,928 122,353 123,211 124,505 122,268 123,787 122,124 (p)121,970    

Employment

2016

114,576 115,055 116,179 115,815 116,254 115,410 116,241 115,566 116,323 116,305 116,789 116,539 115,921

2017

115,507 116,229 117,651 117,991 117,022 117,283 118,722 116,629 118,666 117,213 (p)116,879    

Unemployment

2016

5,619 5,490 5,396 4,724 5,092 6,007 6,047 6,016 5,662 5,438 5,088 5,213 5,483

2017

5,770 5,440 5,222 4,937 5,331 5,928 5,783 5,639 5,121 4,911 (p)5,091    

Unemployment Rate

2016

4.7 4.6 4.4 3.9 4.2 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.3 4.5

2017

4.8 4.5 4.2 4.0 4.4 4.8 4.6 4.6 4.1 4.0 (p)4.2    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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