The Richmond metropolitan area’s unemployment rate as of May was 5.6%. This rate is unchanged since the beginning of the year, but up from the recent record low of 5.0% in April. Henrico County, Chesterfield County, and the City of Richmond posted unemployment rates of 4.8%, 4.7%, and 5.7% respectively. The largest year over-year job gains are reported in the following industries: Information (8.9%), Education and Health Services (3.7%), and Financial Activities (3.6%).
Source : Cushman & Wakefield