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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

2021

125.3 125.2 127.4 128.6 129.6 127.9 127.5 129.3 129.9 131.0 130.8 131.4 128.7

2022

128.5 130.0 130.3 131.1 131.9 129.9 129.2 129.4 130.9 131.5 132.3 (p)131.8  

Manufacturing

2021

10.5 10.5 10.6 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.7 10.8 10.7 10.4 10.4 10.4 10.6

2022

10.2 10.4 10.5 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.2 11.2 11.2 (p)11.2  

Professional & Business Services

2021

12.5 12.6 12.9 12.9 12.8 12.8 13.0 13.1 13.0 13.2 13.2 13.5 13.0

2022

13.3 13.7 13.7 13.9 13.6 14.2 14.2 14.0 13.9 14.3 14.2 (p)14.2  

Educational & Health Services

2021

28.1 28.0 28.3 28.3 28.4 28.2 28.3 28.6 28.3 28.0 27.7 28.0 28.2

2022

28.0 28.1 28.2 28.1 28.3 28.5 28.7 28.8 29.0 29.1 29.1 (p)29.1  

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

12.3 12.4 12.9 13.3 13.7 13.9 13.8 13.9 13.8 14.1 14.0 14.1 13.5

2022

13.4 13.6 13.6 13.7 14.0 14.0 14.0 13.5 13.8 13.7 13.5 (p)13.8  

Government

2021

21.5 22.2 22.4 22.6 22.7 20.6 20.0 20.9 21.9 22.3 22.3 22.5 21.8

2022

21.8 22.4 22.5 22.4 23.4 20.4 19.6 20.6 21.4 21.5 22.5 (p)22.0  

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

2021

142,267 142,847 143,388 144,569 144,516 145,580 145,498 145,090 144,695 145,582 144,723 145,105 144,489

2022

144,362 145,844 145,025 145,269 145,542 146,717 146,071 144,699 143,796 143,822 142,569 (p)142,605  

Employment

2021

132,944 133,513 134,764 136,654 137,062 136,826 137,562 137,799 138,502 139,720 139,359 139,541 137,021

2022

137,624 139,124 138,913 139,903 140,215 139,833 139,381 138,073 138,654 138,307 137,184 (p)137,136  

Unemployment

2021

9,323 9,334 8,624 7,915 7,454 8,754 7,936 7,291 6,193 5,862 5,364 5,564 7,468

2022

6,738 6,720 6,112 5,366 5,327 6,884 6,690 6,626 5,142 5,515 5,385 (p)5,469  

Unemployment Rate

2021

6.6 6.5 6.0 5.5 5.2 6.0 5.5 5.0 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.8 5.2

2022

4.7 4.6 4.2 3.7 3.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 3.6 3.8 3.8 (p)3.8  

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.