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Region & Communities


Our work to support the nation’s economy includes a focus on the economic well-being of our District, which covers North and South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and most of West Virginia. Learn more about our research and engagement in our communities:

Small Town &
Rural Initiative

Understanding the economic challenges facing our smaller towns and sharing what works to address them.

Regional Data &
Analysis

Regional surveys, economic indicators and in-depth analysis of the communities in our District.

Community Development & Engagement

Working to identify economic opportunities in low- and moderate-income and underserved communities.

Data & Analysis

Fifth District Surveys of Manufacturing and Service Sector Activity

November 22, 2022

Manufacturing and service sector activity remained soft in November.

Careers at the Fed


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Life at the Richmond Fed

While our work is serious, our workplace is more casual—from the way we dress to the activities we share. It’s a friendly, inclusive place to be.

You'll Love Our Benefits

Our approach is about enhancing work and life experiences. Think generous paid days off, a pension and retirement savings plan, wellness offerings, development opportunities and more.