Morgantown, WV: 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
Morgantown, W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2014

67.5 69.0 69.6 70.5 70.4 67.3 67.5 67.6 70.8 71.0 71.4 70.9 69.5

2015

68.2 69.8 70.0 70.4 70.4 (P) 66.6              

Manufacturing

 

2014

4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4

2015

4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 (P) 4.6              

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

5.9 5.9 5.9 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.5 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.3

2015

6.4 6.5 6.4 6.5 6.5 (P) 6.6              

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

13.2 13.3 13.3 13.1 13.1 13.2 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.4 13.3

2015

13.3 13.2 13.2 13.3 13.3 (P) 13.3              

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

6.7 6.8 7.0 7.3 7.2 7.3 7.1 7.3 7.5 7.4 7.2 7.1 7.2

2015

6.7 6.8 7.0 7.3 7.4 (P) 7.4              

Government

 

2014

17.5 19.0 19.2 19.4 19.2 15.6 16.1 15.9 18.7 18.9 19.2 18.9 18.1

2015

17.4 18.7 18.9 19.0 19.0 (P) 15.3              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

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

Morgantown, W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2014

63,928 65,695 65,412 65,854 65,581 63,527 63,994 63,319 65,416 65,161 64,518 63,394 64,650

2015

61,880 63,810 63,512 65,010 64,607 (P) 63,182              

Employment

 

2014

60,514 61,869 61,997 62,865 62,535 60,408 60,849 60,096 62,530 62,607 62,067 61,007 61,612

2015

58,794 60,295 60,032 61,504 61,169 (P) 59,312              

Unemployment

 

2014

3,414 3,826 3,415 2,989 3,046 3,119 3,145 3,223 2,886 2,554 2,451 2,387 3,038

2015

3,086 3,515 3,480 3,506 3,438 (P) 3,870              

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

5.3 5.8 5.2 4.5 4.6 4.9 4.9 5.1 4.4 3.9 3.8 3.8 4.7

2015

5.0 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.3 (P) 6.1              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Morgantown, W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Monongalia and Preston Counties in West Virginia.