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Roanoke

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Roanoke Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2022
Roanoke, VA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Roanoke – May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
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
Data Series Back
Data
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug
2022
Sept
2022
Oct
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

154.0 153.6 153.9 152.6 152.4 (p)153.0

Employment(1)

149.4 149.0 149.5 147.8 148.5 (p)148.8

Unemployment(1)

4.6 4.6 4.5 4.8 3.9 (p)4.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.0 3.0 2.9 3.2 2.6 (p)2.8

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

160.1 159.5 159.2 159.6 160.3 (p)161.0

12-month % change

1.8 1.5 1.2 0.8 1.6 (p)1.4

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

9.2 9.3 9.4 9.3 9.4 (p)9.4

12-month % change

3.4 3.3 2.2 2.2 5.6 (p)4.4

Manufacturing(3)

15.4 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.8 (p)15.9

12-month % change

2.0 1.3 2.0 1.3 2.6 (p)3.9

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

31.8 32.0 31.9 31.8 31.8 (p)31.9

12-month % change

-1.2 -0.9 -1.8 -1.9 -0.9 (p)-1.2

Information(3)

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 (p)1.2

12-month % change

9.1 9.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(3)

7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 (p)7.2

12-month % change

-1.4 -1.4 -4.0 -2.7 -2.7 (p)-2.7

Professional and Business Services(3)

22.4 21.8 21.7 21.8 21.8 (p)21.8

12-month % change

2.3 -0.5 -1.8 -1.4 0.5 (p)0.0

Education and Health Services(3)

28.1 28.3 28.3 28.6 28.7 (p)28.9

12-month % change

1.8 4.8 3.3 4.4 4.4 (p)4.0

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

15.4 15.7 15.8 15.6 14.8 (p)14.9

12-month % change

10.8 8.3 6.8 6.8 4.2 (p)3.5

Other Services(3)

6.5 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 (p)6.6

12-month % change

1.6 1.5 0.0 0.0 1.5 (p)1.5

Government(3)

22.8 21.9 21.6 21.9 23.0 (p)23.2

12-month % change

0.0 -1.8 3.8 -1.4 0.9 (p)0.9

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