Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Huntington-Ashland, W.Va.-Ky.-Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

137.0 137.7 139.4 140.8 142.4 140.1 138.5 139.9 141.5 143.5 142.9 142.8 140.5

2015

138.9 138.6 (P) 139.7                    

Manufacturing

 

2014

11.0 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.3 11.2 11.3 11.5 11.5 11.3

2015

11.4 10.6 (P) 10.7                    

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

11.1 11.3 11.6 11.9 11.8 11.9 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.4 12.2 12.4 11.9

2015

12.1 12.1 (P) 12.4                    

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

26.9 26.9 27.1 27.2 27.3 27.2 26.9 27.1 27.0 26.8 26.8 26.7 27.0

2015

26.5 26.3 (P) 26.1                    

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

12.8 12.9 13.3 13.4 13.7 13.6 13.5 13.8 13.6 13.8 13.0 12.7 13.3

2015

12.7 12.7 (P) 13.0                    

Government

 

2014

22.8 23.8 23.9 24.1 24.7 22.4 20.9 21.7 23.5 24.0 24.2 24.2 23.4

2015

23.3 24.0 (P) 24.0                    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Huntington-Ashland, W.Va.-Ky.-Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Boyd and Greenup Counties in Kentucky, Lawrence County in Ohio, and Cabell and Wayne Counties in West Virginia.

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Huntington-Ashland, W.Va.-Ky.-Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

149,841 151,266 151,273 150,881 152,062 151,601 150,827 149,424 149,612 150,367 148,395 146,975 150,210

2015

145,709 146,227 (P) 146,927                    

Employment

 

2014

138,174 139,107 140,207 141,322 142,384 141,494 140,690 139,626 140,891 142,128 140,076 138,928 140,419

2015

135,770 136,116 (P) 136,940                    

Unemployment

 

2014

11,667 12,159 11,066 9,559 9,678 10,107 10,137 9,798 8,721 8,239 8,319 8,047 9,791

2015

9,939 10,111 (P) 9,987                    

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

7.8 8.0 7.3 6.3 6.4 6.7 6.7 6.6 5.8 5.5 5.6 5.5 6.5

2015

6.8 6.9 (P) 6.8                    

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Huntington-Ashland, W.Va.-Ky.-Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Boyd and Greenup Counties in Kentucky, Lawrence County in Ohio, and Cabell and Wayne Counties in West Virginia.