Roanoke

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Roanoke Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Aug 2019
Roanoke, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2019
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Aug 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Roanoke – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Virginia’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017

Roanoke, VA Economy at a Glance:

Roanoke, VA
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Data
Feb
2019
Mar
2019
Apr
2019
May
2019
June
2019
July
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

158.2 159.2 157.7 159.1 (p)159.0  

Employment(1)

153.3 154.4 153.8 154.6 (p)154.2  

Unemployment(1)

4.9 4.8 3.9 4.5 (p)4.8  

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.1 3.0 2.5 2.8 (p)3.0  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

161.5 162.7 163.2 163.5 162.7 (p)162.5

12-month % change

1.2 1.3 0.9 0.7 0.2 (p)1.2

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

8.0 8.3 8.6 8.7 8.8 (p)9.0

12-month % change

0.0 1.2 1.2 2.4 1.1 (p)4.7

Manufacturing(3)

15.4 15.5 15.3 15.4 15.4 (p)15.4

12-month % change

-0.6 0.6 -0.6 0.0 -0.6 (p)-1.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

32.4 32.7 32.8 33.0 33.1 (p)33.3

12-month % change

-1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 (p)0.0

Information(3)

1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 (p)1.3

12-month % change

-7.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

8.0 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.2 (p)8.2

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 1.3 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Professional and Business Services(3)

23.3 23.5 23.0 23.1 22.9 (p)22.9

12-month % change

7.9 6.8 3.1 3.6 2.2 (p)0.9

Education and Health Services(3)

28.0 28.1 28.1 27.8 27.8 (p)27.8

12-month % change

1.8 1.8 1.4 1.8 1.5 (p)1.5

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

14.1 14.5 14.9 15.3 15.7 (p)15.6

12-month % change

-2.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 (p)2.0

Other Services(3)

7.8 7.8 7.9 7.9 8.1 (p)8.1

12-month % change

1.3 0.0 1.3 0.0 -1.2 (p)0.0

Government(3)

23.2 23.0 23.2 22.9 21.4 (p)20.9

12-month % change

2.2 1.3 2.7 0.4 -0.9 (p)4.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary