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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

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                        

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)

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

Labor Force

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  

2024

124,389 (p)124,660                      

Employment

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  

2024

120,277 (p)120,416                      

Unemployment

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  

2024

4,112 (p)4,244                      

Unemployment Rate

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  

2024

3.3 (p)3.4                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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