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 (p)132.7              

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 (p)10.7              

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 (p)12.6              

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 (p)28.7              

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 (p)15.1              

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 (p)21.3              

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

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

2019

143,125 144,386 144,422 144,291 (p)144,256                

Employment

2018

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

2019

134,300 135,932 136,794 137,988 (p)137,784                

Unemployment

2018

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

2019

8,825 8,454 7,628 6,303 (p)6,472                

Unemployment Rate

2018

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

2019

6.2 5.9 5.3 4.4 (p)4.5                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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.