Unemployment Rates for Virginia
June 2015, Not Seasonally Adjusted
State:
Period:
National and Statewide
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
United States158,283,000149,645,0008,638,0005.5%
Virginia4,286,6004,071,098215,5025.0%
Counties and equivalents
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Accomack County16,65915,7838765.3%
Albemarle County54,48051,9292,5514.7%
Alexandria city95,04891,7113,3373.5%
Alleghany County7,2416,8294125.7%
Amelia County6,3316,0223094.9%
Amherst County15,95515,0449115.7%
Appomattox County7,2356,8393965.5%
Arlington County147,475142,9164,5593.1%
Augusta County37,42535,6751,7504.7%
Bath County2,7022,5921104.1%
Bedford County38,28836,3271,9615.1%
Bland County2,8942,7001946.7%
Botetourt County17,93917,0838564.8%
Bristol city7,7197,2594606.0%
Brunswick County6,4715,9754967.7%
Buchanan County7,6556,80585011.1%
Buckingham County6,6046,1814236.4%
Buena Vista city3,2433,0362076.4%
Campbell County27,01925,5701,4495.4%
Caroline County14,65913,8568035.5%
Carroll County13,20612,4197876.0%
Charles City County3,9053,6872185.6%
Charlotte County5,3955,0323636.7%
Charlottesville city24,25023,1461,1044.6%
Chesapeake city117,704111,6176,0875.2%
Chesterfield County176,776167,9078,8695.0%
Clarke County7,8867,5433434.3%
Colonial Heights city8,7158,2454705.4%
Covington city2,4472,2971506.1%
Craig County2,4742,3251496.0%
Culpeper County23,79722,6321,1654.9%
Cumberland County4,5904,3132776.0%
Danville city19,34317,6701,6738.6%
Dickenson County5,1644,63752710.2%
Dinwiddie County13,65412,8268286.1%
Emporia city2,3692,1851847.8%
Essex County5,7205,3993215.6%
Fairfax city13,28712,7705173.9%
Fairfax County632,824607,36025,4644.0%
Falls Church city7,9407,6552853.6%
Fauquier County37,01835,3771,6414.4%
Floyd County8,4838,1093744.4%
Fluvanna County13,39512,8235724.3%
Franklin city3,6143,3302847.9%
Franklin County27,64026,2161,4245.2%
Frederick County45,91843,9062,0124.4%
Fredericksburg city14,02013,1548666.2%
Galax city2,9292,7411886.4%
Giles County8,1007,6384625.7%
Gloucester County19,61518,7428734.5%
Goochland County10,49710,0044934.7%
Grayson County7,1016,6504516.4%
Greene County9,9739,5474264.3%
Greensville County4,2924,0422505.8%
Halifax County15,75014,6451,1057.0%
Hampton city66,40162,0664,3356.5%
Hanover County56,32653,7832,5434.5%
Harrisonburg city24,24922,5551,6947.0%
Henrico County176,125167,4498,6764.9%
Henry County22,46520,8271,6387.3%
Highland County1,5371,486513.3%
Hopewell city9,7008,9117898.1%
Isle of Wight County19,19118,1929995.2%
James City County34,05832,3981,6604.9%
King and Queen County3,7033,5101935.2%
King George County12,26011,6116495.3%
King William County8,7658,3564094.7%
Lancaster County5,3295,0163135.9%
Lee County8,7518,0646877.9%
Lexington city2,1221,9152079.8%
Loudoun County194,983187,1077,8764.0%
Louisa County18,61517,7079084.9%
Lunenburg County5,4495,1413085.7%
Lynchburg city36,07333,5382,5357.0%
Madison County7,2846,9902944.0%
Manassas city22,46621,4411,0254.6%
Manassas Park city8,8958,4894064.6%
Martinsville city5,3814,8475349.9%
Mathews County4,2204,0231974.7%
Mecklenburg County12,71611,8518656.8%
Middlesex County5,1134,8882254.4%
Montgomery County49,29346,5642,7295.5%
Nelson County7,5587,2153434.5%
New Kent County10,93710,4534844.4%
Newport News city91,33285,9215,4115.9%
Norfolk city114,000106,8497,1516.3%
Northampton County6,5836,2033805.8%
Northumberland County5,7335,4013325.8%
Norton city1,7601,6221387.8%
Nottoway County7,2036,8353685.1%
Orange County16,70115,8818204.9%
Page County11,99511,1918046.7%
Patrick County7,7907,3204706.0%
Petersburg city13,83912,4121,42710.3%
Pittsylvania County30,44028,5961,8446.1%
Poquoson city6,4856,1982874.4%
Portsmouth city45,54742,5083,0396.7%
Powhatan County13,70713,0766314.6%
Prince Edward County9,9279,1028258.3%
Prince George County14,94314,0259186.1%
Prince William County234,670223,88010,7904.6%
Pulaski County16,36815,4269425.8%
Radford city8,2797,6666137.4%
Rappahannock County3,9743,7981764.4%
Richmond city111,442104,7256,7176.0%
Richmond County4,0823,8851974.8%
Roanoke city49,88947,1112,7785.6%
Roanoke County50,29048,0342,2564.5%
Rockbridge County10,0259,4405855.8%
Rockingham County41,43239,4711,9614.7%
Russell County11,38410,5458397.4%
Salem city13,17312,4866875.2%
Scott County9,9949,4535415.4%
Shenandoah County22,07021,0281,0424.7%
Smyth County13,75112,7739787.1%
Southampton County9,5339,0994344.6%
Spotsylvania County65,19661,8423,3545.1%
Stafford County67,35663,9083,4485.1%
Staunton city11,95111,3416105.1%
Suffolk city42,56640,1822,3845.6%
Surry County3,6713,4492226.0%
Sussex County4,4204,1153056.9%
Tazewell County17,10015,7281,3728.0%
Virginia Beach city233,320222,09111,2294.8%
Warren County20,28919,2391,0505.2%
Washington County27,89226,3981,4945.4%
Waynesboro city9,9959,4685275.3%
Westmoreland County9,4018,8955065.4%
Williamsburg city6,9806,4395417.8%
Winchester city15,01714,2927254.8%
Wise County13,99212,7111,2819.2%
Wythe County14,10313,2718325.9%
York County32,21230,6561,5564.8%
Planning Regions
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Accomack-Northampton PDC23,24221,9861,2565.4%
Central Shenandoah PDC144,681136,9797,7025.3%
Commonwealth PDC45,49942,6262,8736.3%
Crater PDC252,379238,11714,2625.7%
Cumberland Plateau PDC41,30337,7153,5888.7%
George Washington RC173,491164,3719,1205.3%
Hampton Roads PDC846,229799,73746,4925.5%
Lenowisco PDC34,49731,8502,6477.7%
Middle Peninsula PDC47,13644,9182,2184.7%
Mount Rogers PDC89,59584,2115,3846.0%
New River Valley PDC90,52385,4035,1205.7%
Northern Neck PDC24,54523,1971,3485.5%
Northern Shenandoah Valley RC123,175117,1995,9764.9%
Northern Virginia RC1,357,5881,303,32954,2594.0%
Rappahannock-Rapidan RC88,77484,6784,0964.6%
Region 2000 LGC124,570117,3187,2525.8%
Richmond Regional PDC559,715531,08428,6315.1%
Roanoke Valley-Alleghany RC171,093162,3818,7125.1%
Southside PDC34,93732,4712,4667.1%
Thomas Jefferson PDC128,271122,3675,9044.6%
West Piedmont PDC113,059105,4767,5836.7%
Labor Market Areas
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alleghany-Covington, VA LMA9,6889,1265625.8%
Carroll-Grayson-Galax, VA LMA23,23621,8101,4266.1%
Greensville-Emporia, VA LMA6,6616,2274346.5%
Prince Edward-Cumberland, VA LMA14,51713,4151,1027.6%
Rockbridge-Lexington-Buena Vista, VA LMA15,39014,3919996.5%
Southampton-Franklin, VA LMA13,14712,4297185.5%
Cities and towns above 25,000 population
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alexandria city95,04891,7113,3373.5%
Blacksburg town20,46918,9391,5307.5%
Bristol city7,7197,2594606.0%
Buena Vista city3,2433,0362076.4%
Charlottesville city24,25023,1461,1044.6%
Chesapeake city117,704111,6176,0875.2%
Colonial Heights city8,7158,2454705.4%
Covington city2,4472,2971506.1%
Danville city19,34317,6701,6738.6%
Emporia city2,3692,1851847.8%
Fairfax city13,28712,7705173.9%
Falls Church city7,9407,6552853.6%
Franklin city3,6143,3302847.9%
Fredericksburg city14,02013,1548666.2%
Galax city2,9292,7411886.4%
Hampton city66,40162,0664,3356.5%
Harrisonburg city24,24922,5551,6947.0%
Hopewell city9,7008,9117898.1%
Leesburg town26,63925,5731,0664.0%
Lexington city2,1221,9152079.8%
Lynchburg city36,07333,5382,5357.0%
Manassas city22,46621,4411,0254.6%
Manassas Park city8,8958,4894064.6%
Martinsville city5,3814,8475349.9%
Newport News city91,33285,9215,4115.9%
Norfolk city114,000106,8497,1516.3%
Norton city1,7601,6221387.8%
Petersburg city13,83912,4121,42710.3%
Poquoson city6,4856,1982874.4%
Portsmouth city45,54742,5083,0396.7%
Radford city8,2797,6666137.4%
Richmond city111,442104,7256,7176.0%
Roanoke city49,88947,1112,7785.6%
Salem city13,17312,4866875.2%
Staunton city11,95111,3416105.1%
Suffolk city42,56640,1822,3845.6%
Virginia Beach city233,320222,09111,2294.8%
Waynesboro city9,9959,4685275.3%
Williamsburg city6,9806,4395417.8%
Winchester city15,01714,2927254.8%
Workforce Investment Regions
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alexandria/Arlington (LWIA XII)242,523234,6277,8963.3%
Bay Consortium (LWIA XIII)248,799235,73013,0695.3%
Capital Region Workforce Partnership (LWIA IX)559,715531,08428,6315.1%
Combined Projections Area (LWIA XI and LWIA XII)1,357,5881,303,32954,2594.0%
Crater Area (LWIA XV)75,60370,2105,3937.1%
Greater Peninsula (LWIA XIV)257,083242,42014,6635.7%
Hampton Roads (LWIA XVI)585,475553,86831,6075.4%
New River/Mt. Rogers (LWIA II)180,118169,61410,5045.8%
Northern Virginia (LWIA XI)1,115,0651,068,70246,3634.2%
Piedmont Workforce Network (LWIA VI)217,045207,04510,0004.6%
Region 2000/Central VA (LWIA VII)124,570117,3187,2525.8%
Shenandoah Valley (LWIA IV)267,856254,17813,6785.1%
South Central (LWIA VIII)80,43675,0975,3396.6%
Southwestern Virginia (LWIA I)75,80069,5656,2358.2%
West Piedmont (LWIA XVII)85,41979,2606,1597.2%
Western Virginia (LWIA III)171,093162,3818,7125.1%
Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area90,52385,4035,1205.7%
Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area116,260110,8415,4194.7%
Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area65,68162,0263,6555.6%
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area141,802132,9238,8796.3%
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area, VA part45,60543,1102,4955.5%
Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area124,570117,3187,2525.8%
Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area654,741619,85234,8895.3%
Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area161,405153,2558,1505.0%
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area59,37156,4842,8874.9%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area851,550804,77046,7805.5%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, VA part833,631787,88245,7495.5%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area3,311,2143,151,409159,8054.8%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, VA part1,597,1241,530,82266,3024.2%
Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area70,97567,6923,2834.6%
Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, VA part60,93558,1982,7374.5%
Micropolitan Statistical Areas
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Big Stone Gap, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area20,91618,9701,9469.3%
Bluefield, WV-VA Micropolitan Statistical Area39,65536,4733,1828.0%
Bluefield, WV-VA Micropolitan Statistical Area, VA part17,10015,7281,3728.0%
Danville, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area49,78346,2663,5177.1%
Martinsville, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area27,84625,6742,1727.8%
Metropolitan Divisions
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division2,630,5372,501,939128,5984.9%
Combined Statistical Areas
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Harrisonburg-Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Combined Statistical Area125,052118,5106,5425.2%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC Combined Statistical Area903,313853,13750,1765.6%
Virginia Community College Regions
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Blue Ridge Community College126,589119,9966,5935.2%
Central Virginia Community College124,570117,3187,2525.8%
Combined Area (JSRCC and JTCC)642,666608,34334,3235.3%
Dabney S. Lancaster Community College27,78026,1091,6716.0%
Danville Community College65,53360,9114,6227.1%
Eastern Shore Community College23,24221,9861,2565.4%
Germanna Community College221,273209,87411,3995.2%
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College386,712366,74419,9685.2%
John Tyler Community College255,954241,59914,3555.6%
Lord Fairfax Community College164,167156,3747,7934.7%
Mountain Empire Community College39,66136,4873,1748.0%
New River Community College90,52385,4035,1205.7%
Northern Virginia Community College1,357,5881,303,32954,2594.0%
Patrick Henry Community College63,27659,2104,0666.4%
Paul D. Camp Community College74,90470,8034,1015.5%
Piedmont Virginia Community College134,875128,5486,3274.7%
Rappahannock Community College94,87890,1794,6995.0%
Southside Virginia Community College80,76675,3025,4646.8%
Southwest Virginia Community College41,30337,7153,5888.7%
Thomas Nelson Community College237,468223,67813,7905.8%
Tidewater Community College553,137523,24729,8905.4%
Virginia Highlands Community College49,36246,4302,9325.9%
Virginia Western Community College161,405153,2558,1505.0%
Wytheville Community College53,98450,5543,4306.4%
Virginia Employment Commission Local Office Areas
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alexandria Field Office896,574862,41234,1623.8%
Bristol Field Office35,61133,6571,9545.5%
Cedar Bluff Field Office36,13933,0783,0618.5%
Charlottesville Field Office217,045207,04510,0004.6%
Covington Field Office12,39011,7186725.4%
Danville Field Office49,78346,2663,5177.1%
Eastern Shore Field Office23,24221,9861,2565.4%
Emporia Field Office25,84824,0531,7956.9%
Farmville Field Office45,49942,6262,8736.3%
Fishersville Field Office76,29872,3613,9375.2%
Fredericksburg Field Office173,491164,3719,1205.3%
Galax Field Office23,23621,8101,4266.1%
Hampton Field Office216,045203,58312,4625.8%
Harrisonburg Field Office77,67673,2174,4595.7%
Lynchburg Field Office124,570117,3187,2525.8%
Marion Field Office13,75112,7739787.1%
Martinsville Field Office35,63632,9942,6427.4%
Norfolk Field Office347,320328,94018,3805.3%
Norton Field Office39,66136,4873,1748.0%
Portsmouth Field Office238,155224,92813,2275.6%
Prince William Field Office461,014440,91720,0974.4%
Radford Field Office74,15569,9774,1785.6%
Richmond Field Office559,715531,08428,6315.1%
Roanoke Field Office161,405153,2558,1505.0%
South Boston Field Office15,75014,6451,1057.0%
Tri-Cities Field Office68,94263,9834,9597.2%
Warsaw Field Office52,06649,3732,6935.2%
Williamsburg Field Office41,03838,8372,2015.4%
Winchester Field Office111,180106,0085,1724.7%
Wytheville Field Office33,36531,3971,9685.9%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Local Area Unemployment Statistics