Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford ranks sixth in Virginia in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in February


Virginia’s Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford payroll data reveal that it is ranked sixth in Virginia in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in February, with 77,500 employees, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Virginia Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Rank
Metropolitan Statistical Area
February (in thousands)
1
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
782.0
2
Richmond
674.9
3
Roanoke
161.5
4
Charlottesville
118.8
5
Lynchburg
104.8
6
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford
77.5
7
Harrisonburg
69.3
8
Winchester
64.3
9
Staunton-Waynesboro
50.9
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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