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Labor Statistics

Area Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Hanover County 57,409 55,430 3.4%
Richmond MSA 671,165 644,048 4.0%
Virginia 4,249,400 4,081,432 4.0%
Source: Virginia Employment Commission Local Area Unemployment Statistics, June 2016, Not seasonally adjusted
Sources of Labor (Richmond MSA) Number
Area public high school graduates (2013-2014) 13,605
Going on to 4-year college   6,144
Going on to 2-year college   3,812
Going on to other training   1,238
Not continuing education   2,411
Area post-secondary degrees conferred (2010) 15,438
Associates   2,621
Bachelor’s   7,164
Degrees beyond Bachelor’s   3,057
Commuters into MSA (2012) 130,159
Downsizing (2013-2014)   2,315
Net migration (2010-2014) 22,873
Underemployment (Q1 2015) 68,103
Unemployment (May 2016) 25,501
Source: Greater Richmond Partnership