Unemployment Rates for Virginia
June 2016, Not Seasonally Adjusted
State:
Period:
National and Statewide
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
United States160,135,000151,990,0008,144,0005.1%
Virginia4,249,4004,081,432167,9684.0%
Counties and equivalents
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Accomack County16,11915,4276924.3%
Albemarle County54,76352,7741,9893.6%
Alexandria city94,41391,9152,4982.6%
Alleghany County6,9916,6723194.6%
Amelia County6,3556,1002554.0%
Amherst County15,33614,6396974.5%
Appomattox County6,9746,6553194.6%
Arlington County146,457142,9293,5282.4%
Augusta County35,92534,6571,2683.5%
Bath County2,6362,551853.2%
Bedford County37,44735,9611,4864.0%
Bland County2,7702,6141565.6%
Botetourt County17,35416,7456093.5%
Bristol city7,4297,0343955.3%
Brunswick County6,2075,8453625.8%
Buchanan County6,9246,21471010.3%
Buckingham County6,3826,0583245.1%
Buena Vista city3,1212,9641575.0%
Campbell County26,06124,9161,1454.4%
Caroline County15,04414,4136314.2%
Carroll County13,20012,5876134.6%
Charles City County3,8113,6541574.1%
Charlotte County5,2184,9402785.3%
Charlottesville city24,87924,0258543.4%
Chesapeake city116,560111,5445,0164.3%
Chesterfield County182,133175,2056,9283.8%
Clarke County7,6047,3502543.3%
Colonial Heights city8,9138,5313824.3%
Covington city2,3872,2661215.1%
Craig County2,3792,2781014.2%
Culpeper County23,33122,4778543.7%
Cumberland County4,5834,3712124.6%
Danville city19,15817,9891,1696.1%
Dickenson County4,7694,3324379.2%
Dinwiddie County13,65113,0106414.7%
Emporia city2,3092,1701396.0%
Essex County5,5345,2882464.4%
Fairfax city13,32512,9273983.0%
Fairfax County625,030605,31619,7143.2%
Falls Church city7,8567,6422142.7%
Fauquier County36,20934,9841,2253.4%
Floyd County8,0167,7093073.8%
Fluvanna County13,41612,9804363.2%
Franklin city3,6053,3912145.9%
Franklin County26,65825,5071,1514.3%
Frederick County45,32443,7801,5443.4%
Fredericksburg city13,81813,1576614.8%
Galax city2,9102,7661444.9%
Giles County7,7457,3593865.0%
Gloucester County19,17318,5086653.5%
Goochland County10,72810,3453833.6%
Grayson County6,9886,6473414.9%
Greene County10,0059,6863193.2%
Greensville County4,2984,0912074.8%
Halifax County15,07414,1978775.8%
Hampton city64,90561,4063,4995.4%
Hanover County57,40955,4301,9793.4%
Harrisonburg city23,43022,1061,3245.7%
Henrico County181,005174,2556,7503.7%
Henry County21,82220,5831,2395.7%
Highland County1,3391,303362.7%
Hopewell city9,8109,1916196.3%
Isle of Wight County18,76617,9668004.3%
James City County34,15732,8721,2853.8%
King and Queen County3,7013,5601413.8%
King George County12,14011,6405004.1%
King William County8,8668,5583083.5%
Lancaster County5,1384,9132254.4%
Lee County8,5728,0175556.5%
Lexington city2,0241,8581668.2%
Loudoun County198,426192,1226,3043.2%
Louisa County19,12918,4496803.6%
Lunenburg County5,3795,1452344.4%
Lynchburg city35,42233,4072,0155.7%
Madison County7,1056,8712343.3%
Manassas city22,21221,4487643.4%
Manassas Park city8,1837,9002833.5%
Martinsville city5,1294,7633667.1%
Mathews County4,0793,9261533.8%
Mecklenburg County12,78712,1146735.3%
Middlesex County5,1214,9391823.6%
Montgomery County48,20046,0542,1464.5%
Nelson County7,3987,1382603.5%
New Kent County11,34310,9763673.2%
Newport News city89,79585,4124,3834.9%
Norfolk city111,320105,3795,9415.3%
Northampton County6,0775,7703075.1%
Northumberland County5,5115,2742374.3%
Norton city1,6771,5691086.4%
Nottoway County7,1586,8832753.8%
Orange County16,29415,6476474.0%
Page County11,56111,0295324.6%
Patrick County7,9607,5424185.3%
Petersburg city13,89412,8401,0547.6%
Pittsylvania County30,52529,1531,3724.5%
Poquoson city6,2416,0252163.5%
Portsmouth city44,63041,9522,6786.0%
Powhatan County13,98313,4994843.5%
Prince Edward County9,8579,2396186.3%
Prince George County15,13614,4297074.7%
Prince William County233,874225,6308,2443.5%
Pulaski County15,84115,0198225.2%
Radford city8,2357,7245116.2%
Rappahannock County3,7413,6151263.4%
Richmond city114,880109,6485,2324.6%
Richmond County3,9753,8441313.3%
Roanoke city48,83346,8262,0074.1%
Roanoke County49,11847,3801,7383.5%
Rockbridge County9,8199,3794404.5%
Rockingham County38,91237,4801,4323.7%
Russell County11,37010,6637076.2%
Salem city12,90612,3925144.0%
Scott County9,5199,0494704.9%
Shenandoah County21,23720,4817563.6%
Smyth County13,67412,8807945.8%
Southampton County9,3208,9733473.7%
Spotsylvania County64,57762,0112,5664.0%
Stafford County67,48264,8012,6814.0%
Staunton city11,71611,2574593.9%
Suffolk city42,11240,1411,9714.7%
Surry County3,7023,5012015.4%
Sussex County4,2043,9642405.7%
Tazewell County16,19614,9761,2207.5%
Virginia Beach city229,464220,6528,8123.8%
Warren County19,87119,1137583.8%
Washington County26,80825,5621,2464.6%
Waynesboro city9,7959,3983974.1%
Westmoreland County9,0368,6653714.1%
Williamsburg city6,5716,1544176.3%
Winchester city14,70214,1435593.8%
Wise County13,37512,2711,1048.3%
Wythe County13,76113,0547075.1%
York County31,54430,3191,2253.9%
Planning Regions
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Accomack-Northampton PDC22,19621,1979994.5%
Central Shenandoah PDC138,717132,9535,7644.2%
Commonwealth PDC44,93242,7362,1964.9%
Crater PDC258,050246,93211,1184.3%
Cumberland Plateau PDC39,25936,1853,0747.8%
George Washington RC173,061166,0227,0394.1%
Hampton Roads PDC831,865794,19537,6704.5%
Lenowisco PDC33,14330,9062,2376.7%
Middle Peninsula PDC46,47444,7791,6953.6%
Mount Rogers PDC87,54083,1444,3965.0%
New River Valley PDC88,03783,8654,1724.7%
Northern Neck PDC23,66022,6969644.1%
Northern Shenandoah Valley RC120,299115,8964,4033.7%
Northern Virginia RC1,349,7761,307,82941,9473.1%
Rappahannock-Rapidan RC86,68083,5943,0863.6%
Region 2000 LGC121,240115,5785,6624.7%
Richmond Regional PDC575,292553,01222,2803.9%
Roanoke Valley-Alleghany RC166,626160,0666,5603.9%
Southside PDC34,06832,1561,9125.6%
Thomas Jefferson PDC129,590125,0524,5383.5%
West Piedmont PDC111,252105,5375,7155.1%
Labor Market Areas
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alleghany-Covington, VA LMA9,3788,9384404.7%
Carroll-Grayson-Galax, VA LMA23,09822,0001,0984.8%
Greensville-Emporia, VA LMA6,6076,2613465.2%
Prince Edward-Cumberland, VA LMA14,44013,6108305.7%
Rockbridge-Lexington-Buena Vista, VA LMA14,96414,2017635.1%
Southampton-Franklin, VA LMA12,92512,3645614.3%
Cities and towns above 25,000 population
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alexandria city94,41391,9152,4982.6%
Blacksburg town19,90718,6911,2166.1%
Bristol city7,4297,0343955.3%
Buena Vista city3,1212,9641575.0%
Charlottesville city24,87924,0258543.4%
Chesapeake city116,560111,5445,0164.3%
Colonial Heights city8,9138,5313824.3%
Covington city2,3872,2661215.1%
Danville city19,15817,9891,1696.1%
Emporia city2,3092,1701396.0%
Fairfax city13,32512,9273983.0%
Falls Church city7,8567,6422142.7%
Franklin city3,6053,3912145.9%
Fredericksburg city13,81813,1576614.8%
Galax city2,9102,7661444.9%
Hampton city64,90561,4063,4995.4%
Harrisonburg city23,43022,1061,3245.7%
Hopewell city9,8109,1916196.3%
Leesburg town27,10926,2598503.1%
Lexington city2,0241,8581668.2%
Lynchburg city35,42233,4072,0155.7%
Manassas city22,21221,4487643.4%
Manassas Park city8,1837,9002833.5%
Martinsville city5,1294,7633667.1%
Newport News city89,79585,4124,3834.9%
Norfolk city111,320105,3795,9415.3%
Norton city1,6771,5691086.4%
Petersburg city13,89412,8401,0547.6%
Poquoson city6,2416,0252163.5%
Portsmouth city44,63041,9522,6786.0%
Radford city8,2357,7245116.2%
Richmond city114,880109,6485,2324.6%
Roanoke city48,83346,8262,0074.1%
Salem city12,90612,3925144.0%
Staunton city11,71611,2574593.9%
Suffolk city42,11240,1411,9714.7%
Virginia Beach city229,464220,6528,8123.8%
Waynesboro city9,7959,3983974.1%
Williamsburg city6,5716,1544176.3%
Winchester city14,70214,1435593.8%
Workforce Investment Regions
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alexandria/Arlington (LWIA XII)240,870234,8446,0262.5%
Bay Consortium (LWIA XIII)246,218236,18610,0324.1%
Capital Region Workforce Partnership (LWIA IX)575,292553,01222,2803.9%
Combined Projections Area (LWIA XI and LWIA XII)1,349,7761,307,82941,9473.1%
Crater Area (LWIA XV)75,91771,7274,1905.5%
Greater Peninsula (LWIA XIV)252,386240,69611,6904.6%
Hampton Roads (LWIA XVI)575,777549,99825,7794.5%
New River/Mt. Rogers (LWIA II)175,577167,0098,5684.9%
Northern Virginia (LWIA XI)1,108,9061,072,98535,9213.2%
Piedmont Workforce Network (LWIA VI)216,270208,6467,6243.5%
Region 2000/Central VA (LWIA VII)121,240115,5785,6624.7%
Shenandoah Valley (LWIA IV)259,016248,84910,1673.9%
South Central (LWIA VIII)79,00074,8924,1085.2%
Southwestern Virginia (LWIA I)72,40267,0915,3117.3%
West Piedmont (LWIA XVII)84,59480,0304,5645.4%
Western Virginia (LWIA III)166,626160,0666,5603.9%
Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area88,03783,8654,1724.7%
Charlottesville, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area116,843112,6614,1823.6%
Harrisonburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area62,34259,5862,7564.4%
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area139,052131,5487,5045.4%
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA Metropolitan Statistical Area, VA part43,75641,6452,1114.8%
Lynchburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area121,240115,5785,6624.7%
Richmond, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area671,165644,04827,1174.0%
Roanoke, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area157,248151,1286,1203.9%
Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area57,43655,3122,1243.7%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area837,511799,55637,9554.5%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metropolitan Statistical Area, VA part819,317782,25637,0614.5%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area3,323,0153,192,263130,7523.9%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, VA part1,586,4091,535,33751,0723.2%
Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area70,19267,6712,5213.6%
Winchester, VA-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, VA part60,02657,9232,1033.5%
Micropolitan Statistical Areas
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Big Stone Gap, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area19,82118,1721,6498.3%
Bluefield, WV-VA Micropolitan Statistical Area38,35135,6072,7447.2%
Bluefield, WV-VA Micropolitan Statistical Area, VA part16,19614,9761,2207.5%
Danville, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area49,68347,1422,5415.1%
Martinsville, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area26,95125,3461,6056.0%
Metropolitan Divisions
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division2,640,2142,534,965105,2494.0%
Combined Statistical Areas
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Harrisonburg-Staunton-Waynesboro, VA Combined Statistical Area119,778114,8984,8804.1%
Virginia Beach-Norfolk, VA-NC Combined Statistical Area889,943849,07040,8734.6%
Virginia Community College Regions
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Blue Ridge Community College121,117116,2014,9164.1%
Central Virginia Community College121,240115,5785,6624.7%
Combined Area (JSRCC and JTCC)658,743632,05126,6924.1%
Dabney S. Lancaster Community College26,97825,6901,2884.8%
Danville Community College64,75761,3393,4185.3%
Eastern Shore Community College22,19621,1979994.5%
Germanna Community College219,791211,0178,7744.0%
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College397,134381,62615,5083.9%
John Tyler Community College261,609250,42511,1844.3%
Lord Fairfax Community College160,249154,4955,7543.6%
Mountain Empire Community College37,91235,2382,6747.1%
New River Community College88,03783,8654,1724.7%
Northern Virginia Community College1,349,7761,307,82941,9473.1%
Patrick Henry Community College61,56958,3953,1745.2%
Paul D. Camp Community College73,80370,4713,3324.5%
Piedmont Virginia Community College135,972131,1104,8623.6%
Rappahannock Community College93,61790,0913,5263.8%
Southside Virginia Community College79,25275,0534,1995.3%
Southwest Virginia Community College39,25936,1853,0747.8%
Thomas Nelson Community College233,213222,18811,0254.7%
Tidewater Community College544,086519,66824,4184.5%
Virginia Highlands Community College47,91145,4762,4355.1%
Virginia Western Community College157,248151,1286,1203.9%
Wytheville Community College53,30350,5482,7555.2%
Virginia Employment Commission Local Office Areas
Area NameCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alexandria Field Office887,081860,72926,3523.0%
Bristol Field Office34,23732,5961,6414.8%
Cedar Bluff Field Office34,49031,8532,6377.6%
Charlottesville Field Office216,270208,6467,6243.5%
Covington Field Office12,01411,4895254.4%
Danville Field Office49,68347,1422,5415.1%
Eastern Shore Field Office22,19621,1979994.5%
Emporia Field Office25,60124,2201,3815.4%
Farmville Field Office44,93242,7362,1964.9%
Fishersville Field Office73,73970,8162,9234.0%
Fredericksburg Field Office173,061166,0227,0394.1%
Galax Field Office23,09822,0001,0984.8%
Hampton Field Office211,658201,6709,9884.7%
Harrisonburg Field Office73,90370,6153,2884.4%
Lynchburg Field Office121,240115,5785,6624.7%
Marion Field Office13,67412,8807945.8%
Martinsville Field Office34,91132,8882,0235.8%
Norfolk Field Office340,784326,03114,7534.3%
Norton Field Office37,91235,2382,6747.1%
Portsmouth Field Office234,993223,96711,0264.7%
Prince William Field Office462,695447,10015,5953.4%
Radford Field Office72,19668,8463,3504.6%
Richmond Field Office575,292553,01222,2803.9%
Roanoke Field Office157,248151,1286,1203.9%
South Boston Field Office15,07414,1978775.8%
Tri-Cities Field Office69,31065,4663,8445.5%
Warsaw Field Office50,96148,9671,9943.9%
Williamsburg Field Office40,72839,0261,7024.2%
Winchester Field Office108,738104,8673,8713.6%
Wytheville Field Office32,37230,6871,6855.2%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Local Area Unemployment Statistics