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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

2018

131.8 132.6 134.1 134.9 135.9 134.5 132.8 134.4 135.6 136.0 136.5 135.5 134.6

2019

130.9 131.9 133.0 133.9 134.5 132.8 132.1 133.8 135.5 (p)135.8      

Manufacturing

2018

10.4 10.5 10.6 10.5 10.5 10.6 10.6 10.7 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.7 10.6

2019

10.6 10.6 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.7 (p)10.6      

Professional & Business Services

2018

12.2 12.3 12.7 13.0 12.9 13.2 12.9 12.9 12.8 13.0 13.2 13.1 12.9

2019

12.4 12.7 12.7 12.7 12.6 12.6 13.0 13.3 13.4 (p)13.2      

Educational & Health Services

2018

28.3 28.2 28.2 28.2 28.3 28.2 28.3 28.6 28.6 28.7 29.0 29.2 28.5

2019

29.0 29.1 29.0 29.2 28.9 28.8 29.0 29.0 28.9 (p)28.9      

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

13.7 13.9 14.2 14.5 14.5 14.5 14.4 14.5 14.3 14.4 14.7 14.2 14.3

2019

13.3 13.8 14.2 14.1 15.0 15.1 15.0 15.3 15.1 (p)15.2      

Government

2018

23.2 23.8 24.0 24.0 24.4 22.4 21.0 21.9 23.4 23.6 23.6 23.3 23.2

2019

22.2 23.1 23.4 23.5 23.1 21.3 20.4 21.3 23.0 (p)23.2      

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

2018

144,116 145,763 145,822 145,795 145,588 147,016 145,720 144,538 144,981 145,452 144,570 143,863 145,269

2019

143,125 144,386 144,422 144,291 144,225 146,039 146,260 146,139 146,997 (p)147,244      

Employment

2018

134,885 136,290 137,011 137,948 138,037 138,232 137,512 136,909 137,917 138,438 137,818 136,578 137,298

2019

134,300 135,932 136,794 137,988 137,724 138,095 138,451 138,849 140,389 (p)140,561      

Unemployment

2018

9,231 9,473 8,811 7,847 7,551 8,784 8,208 7,629 7,064 7,014 6,752 7,285 7,971

2019

8,825 8,454 7,628 6,303 6,501 7,944 7,809 7,290 6,608 (p)6,683      

Unemployment Rate

2018

6.4 6.5 6.0 5.4 5.2 6.0 5.6 5.3 4.9 4.8 4.7 5.1 5.5

2019

6.2 5.9 5.3 4.4 4.5 5.4 5.3 5.0 4.5 (p)4.5      

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.