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A Large and Deep Labor Pool

Chesterfield’s labor pool is large enough to support and diverse enough to supply employees for almost any kind of new business.

Local Labor Force Data

wdt_ID Date Local Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
1 07/01/2018 189,141 183,618 5,523 2.9

Regional Labor Force Data

wdt_ID Date Regional Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
1 07/01/2018 723,863 701,281 22,582 3.1

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

An Expanding Number of Available Jobs

New and expanding businesses have significantly increased the number of jobs available to county residents. Active recruitment of basic sector industries has also provided additional employment opportunities for workers.

Employment (Jobs) in Chesterfield County

wdt_ID Year Total Employment Net Change % Change
1 2013 122,374 --- ---
2 2014 124,365 1,991 1.63
3 2015 131,171 6,806 5.47
4 2016 134,116 2,945 2.37
5 2017 135,801 1,685 1.28
6 Total Change in Employment 2013-2017 13,427 10.97

Source: VA Employment Commission, Labor Market Statistics