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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

2022

101.0 102.7 103.1 103.8 103.2 102.8 103.0 103.5 104.7 105.1 105.8 105.5 103.7

2023

104.2 104.9 104.5 105.0 105.3 105.0 105.1 104.5 105.2 105.7 106.1 (p)106.2  

Manufacturing

2022

14.4 14.7 14.7 14.7 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.8

2023

14.8 14.9 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.9 14.7 14.8 14.7 (p)14.9  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

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

2023

18.4 18.5 18.3 18.3 18.3 18.3 18.2 18.2 18.3 18.3 18.6 (p)18.8  

Government

2022

12.5 12.6 12.8 12.7 12.7 12.5 12.1 12.3 12.8 12.8 13.0 13.0 12.7

2023

12.8 12.9 12.9 13.0 13.1 13.1 13.2 12.8 13.1 13.3 13.5 (p)13.4  

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

2022

119,878 121,321 122,389 122,051 121,968 121,952 122,343 122,575 122,606 122,807 122,582 122,957 122,119

2023

123,617 124,866 125,787 125,357 126,443 126,743 127,802 126,043 126,174 126,015 125,492 (p)124,757  

Employment

2022

116,006 117,697 118,747 118,877 117,948 117,755 118,007 117,637 118,457 118,680 118,419 119,279 118,126

2023

118,898 120,603 121,588 121,795 122,376 122,347 123,653 121,312 121,698 121,656 121,202 (p)120,737  

Unemployment

2022

3,872 3,624 3,642 3,174 4,020 4,197 4,336 4,938 4,149 4,127 4,163 3,678 3,993

2023

4,719 4,263 4,199 3,562 4,067 4,396 4,149 4,731 4,476 4,359 4,290 (p)4,020  

Unemployment Rate

2022

3.2 3.0 3.0 2.6 3.3 3.4 3.5 4.0 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.0 3.3

2023

3.8 3.4 3.3 2.8 3.2 3.5 3.2 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.4 (p)3.2  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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