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Charlottesville, 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
Charlottesville, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2022

116.0 118.8 119.1 119.9 118.9 118.0 119.4 119.4 122.0 123.0 123.4 123.0 120.1

2023

121.3 122.4 122.5 123.2 123.0 123.0 122.7 122.1 126.4 (p)127.7      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

14.5 14.5 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.7 14.9 14.7 14.8 14.9 15.3 15.6 14.8

2023

15.2 14.8 14.7 14.9 15.0 15.1 15.3 15.2 14.7 (p)15.1      

Professional & Business Services

2022

16.9 17.2 17.2 17.5 17.6 17.7 18.1 18.3 18.1 18.2 18.2 18.1 17.8

2023

18.0 18.1 18.1 18.3 18.3 18.5 18.6 18.5 18.7 (p)18.8      

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

12.1 12.7 12.9 13.3 13.4 13.8 13.8 13.7 13.8 13.9 14.0 13.7 13.4

2023

13.7 13.7 14.0 14.2 14.3 14.8 14.8 14.5 14.2 (p)14.4      

Government

2022

35.0 36.3 36.2 35.7 34.5 33.0 33.6 33.7 36.4 36.9 36.8 36.5 35.4

2023

35.4 36.5 36.6 36.5 36.1 35.2 34.5 34.4 39.3 (p)39.6      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Charlottesville, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2022

120,113 122,078 122,709 122,240 122,093 121,870 122,368 122,145 123,269 124,867 124,308 124,268 122,694

2023

124,876 126,399 127,519 127,538 127,845 128,663 129,121 (p)126,874          

Employment

2022

116,841 119,069 119,663 119,583 118,753 118,344 118,757 118,267 119,926 121,447 120,817 121,233 119,392

2023

121,018 123,053 124,201 124,762 124,645 125,170 125,885 (p)123,190          

Unemployment

2022

3,272 3,009 3,046 2,657 3,340 3,526 3,611 3,878 3,343 3,420 3,491 3,035 3,302

2023

3,858 3,346 3,318 2,776 3,200 3,493 3,236 (p)3,684          

Unemployment Rate

2022

2.7 2.5 2.5 2.2 2.7 2.9 3.0 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.4 2.7

2023

3.1 2.6 2.6 2.2 2.5 2.7 2.5 (p)2.9          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Charlottesville, Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Albermarle, Fluvanna, Greene, and Nelson Counties and Charlottesville City in Virginia.