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Northern Virginia, 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
Northern Virginia, Va.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Manufacturing

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Information

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Financial Activities

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Professional & Business Services

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Educational & Health Services

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Other Services

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Government

2023

100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

2024

(p)100                        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Northern Virginia, Va.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2023

1,706,026 1,720,757 1,746,224 1,741,859 1,760,060 1,774,739 1,779,937 1,765,633 1,759,497 1,755,238 1,752,068 (p)1,719,862  

2024

1,729,646 (p)1,731,121                      

Employment

2023

1,657,880 1,677,528 1,702,347 1,703,468 1,718,042 1,730,208 1,738,128 1,717,920 1,712,325 1,708,535 1,706,786 (p)1,678,785  

2024

1,687,944 (p)1,685,978                      

Unemployment

2023

48,146 43,229 43,877 38,391 42,018 44,531 41,809 47,713 47,172 46,703 45,282 (p)41,077  

2024

41,702 (p)45,143                      

Unemployment Rate

2023

2.8 2.5 2.5 2.2 2.4 2.5 2.3 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.6 (p)2.4  

2024

2.4 (p)2.6                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Northern Virginia, Va. includes Arlington, Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren Counties and Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Manassas Park Cities in Virginia.