3 Signs of a Strong Economy

Good signs ahead.

Employment is up 2,000 jobs from July 2017 to July 2018 in the Roanoke metro area – a strong growth rate of 1.3 percent. This July rate is the highest since July 2006. This statistic is the latest in a string of indicators creating high levels of Roanoke region consumer confidence.

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Employment Growing in the Roanoke Region


Employment levels continue to grow in the Roanoke Region of Virginia.

Employment in June 2018 is approximately 2,000 jobs higher than June 2017 in the Roanoke metro area, according to the latest numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The regional employment level is at its highest level of any June since June 2008. 

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