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

2015

69.5 70.7 71.5 71.9 72.1 68.2 68.2 68.4 71.6 73.3 73.4 73.0 71.0

2016

69.7 71.7 72.5 72.8 73.5 69.3 69.7 70.1 72.8 (p)73.6      

Manufacturing

2015

4.5 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6

2016

4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 (p)4.5      

Professional & Business Services

2015

6.6 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.6 6.5

2016

6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.9 6.7 6.8 6.8 (p)6.8      

Educational & Health Services

2015

13.5 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.7 13.8 13.9 14.0 13.7 13.7

2016

13.5 13.6 13.7 13.7 13.7 13.6 13.8 13.9 14.1 (p)14.2      

Leisure & Hospitality

2015

6.8 7.0 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.6 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.4

2016

7.0 7.2 7.3 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.7 7.8 7.9 (p)7.7      

Government

2015

17.7 18.6 19.0 19.0 19.0 15.2 15.4 15.4 18.2 19.9 20.0 20.0 18.1

2016

17.6 19.4 19.8 19.5 19.9 15.4 16.0 16.1 18.5 (p)19.5      

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

2015

63,911 65,500 65,626 66,516 66,672 64,632 64,902 64,564 66,132 67,176 66,702 66,011 65,696

2016

64,940 66,739 66,472 66,664 66,981 65,628 66,160 66,101 67,870 (p)68,855      

Employment

2015

60,589 61,803 62,097 63,052 63,141 60,732 61,274 61,050 63,243 64,480 64,004 63,257 62,394

2016

61,358 62,880 62,894 63,552 64,046 62,310 63,262 63,026 65,146 (p)65,951      

Unemployment

2015

3,322 3,697 3,529 3,464 3,531 3,900 3,628 3,514 2,889 2,696 2,698 2,754 3,302

2016

3,582 3,859 3,578 3,112 2,935 3,318 2,898 3,075 2,724 (p)2,904      

Unemployment Rate

2015

5.2 5.6 5.4 5.2 5.3 6.0 5.6 5.4 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.2 5.0

2016

5.5 5.8 5.4 4.7 4.4 5.1 4.4 4.7 4.0 (p)4.2      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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