West Virginia



News Releases:

Sep
19

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – August 2016

Gasoline prices averaged $2.159 a gallon in the Washington-Baltimore area in August 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
16

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2016

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched up 0.1 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
08

Washington Area Employment – July 2016

Total nonfarm employment for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,279,700 in July 2016, up 94,800, or 3.0 percent, over the year.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

 

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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785.5 782.3 780.7 781.0 783.1 (P) 787.1

Employment (1)

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734.1 731.9 732.1 733.8 738.1 (P) 742.3

Unemployment (1)

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51.4 50.4 48.6 47.1 45.0 (P) 44.8

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.5 6.4 6.2 6.0 5.7 (P) 5.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

 

Total Nonfarm (3)

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761.8 761.2 768.8 762.6 760.2 (P) 761.5

12-month % change

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-0.6 -0.6 0.3 -0.2 -0.2 (P) 0.2

Mining and Logging (3)

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21.7 21.0 20.6 20.8 20.7 (P) 20.9

12-month % change

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-21.9 -23.6 -24.3 -19.4 -18.8 (P) -15.7

Construction (3)

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32.6 32.8 31.1 31.5 31.4 (P) 31.5

12-month % change

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-0.6 -0.9 -7.4 -5.1 -3.1 (P) -2.5

Manufacturing (3)

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47.3 47.5 47.1 46.8 47.2 (P) 46.7

12-month % change

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-1.7 -0.2 -1.3 -2.1 -1.0 (P) -1.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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135.3 134.9 134.5 134.8 133.6 (P) 134.8

12-month % change

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0.1 -0.2 -0.7 -0.4 -1.1 (P) 0.1

Information (3)

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9.1 9.0 8.9 9.0 9.1 (P) 8.9

12-month % change

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-6.2 -7.2 -9.2 -7.2 -2.2 (P) -4.3

Financial Activities (3)

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36.9 36.5 36.9 36.3 36.8 (P) 36.3

12-month % change

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1.4 0.6 1.7 -0.3 1.1 (P) -0.5

Professional & Business Services (3)

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66.9 65.6 66.7 66.4 66.0 (P) 66.4

12-month % change

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-0.7 -1.8 0.0 -0.4 -1.0 (P) -0.4

Education & Health Services (3)

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129.3 130.2 130.3 132.4 132.2 (P) 132.8

12-month % change

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0.8 1.6 2.0 3.6 3.7 (P) 4.0

Leisure & Hospitality (3)

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74.7 75.6 75.3 77.0 76.4 (P) 77.0

12-month % change

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0.8 1.6 1.2 3.5 2.4 (P) 3.5

Other Services (3)

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55.3 54.7 54.6 54.7 54.7 (P) 54.7

12-month % change

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0.4 -0.5 -1.1 -0.9 -1.3 (P) -0.9

Government (3)

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152.7 153.4 162.8 152.9 152.1 (P) 151.5

12-month % change

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0.9 0.7 7.0 0.9 0.5 (P) 0.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2016
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2016
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Sep 2016
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Sep 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Washington Area Employment – July 2016 Employment News Release Sep 2016
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – August 2016 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2016
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2013-14 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2015
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2016
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2016
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Sep 2016
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore – July 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Aug 2016
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area Employment Employment Table Oct 2014
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – June 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Aug 2016
Fatal Work Injuries in West Virginia — 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2016
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, D.C. Area — 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2016
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Aug 2016
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2016
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2016 Consumer price indexes News Release Sep 2016
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2016 Unemployment News Release Aug 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Sep 2016