Fredericksburg sees jobs, business growth
The City of Fredericksburg gained nearly 800 jobs during the second quarter of 2017, according to recently released data from the Virginia Employment Commission. Fredericksburg's average employment during the three months ending June 30 was 24,962, up from 24,175 the previous quarter and 24,198 in the second quarter of 2016. The number of business
establishments rose to 1,672 during the quarter, up from
1,649 in the first quarter. The data are from the VEC's
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages.