The labor force in Virginia was 4,391,194 in July 2017, up from 4,365,563 in June 2017, and up from 4,283,528 one year ago in July 2016. Employment was 4,221,693 in July 2017, up from 4,195,080 in June 2017, and up from 4,103,065 one year ago in July 2016.