The labor force in Virginia was 4,216,501 in February 2016, up from 4,207,934 in January 2016, and down from 4,233,936 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 4,037,210 in February 2016, up from 4,024,713 in January 2016, and up from 4,021,917 one year ago in February 2015.