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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

2021

65.9 67.5 68.5 69.1 69.4 67.9 68.4 69.4 70.3 71.3 71.7 71.4 69.2

2022

68.0 70.1 70.8 71.7 71.9 69.7 69.8 71.3 72.7 73.9 74.2 (p)73.5  

Manufacturing

2021

3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.4

2022

3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 (p)3.3  

Professional & Business Services

2021

7.9 7.9 8.1 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0

2022

7.8 7.9 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.2 8.2 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.1 (p)7.9  

Educational & Health Services

2021

15.8 15.8 15.9 16.1 16.0 16.1 16.1 16.2 16.2 16.3 16.3 16.3 16.1

2022

16.2 16.4 16.4 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.7 16.8 17.0 17.1 17.0 (p)17.0  

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

5.7 6.0 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.5 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.9 6.7 6.4

2022

6.5 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.9 7.1 7.1 6.9 (p)6.7  

Government

2021

16.2 17.4 17.6 17.9 17.9 16.3 16.2 16.9 17.8 18.4 18.8 18.5 17.5

2022

16.5 18.4 18.4 18.5 18.6 16.1 16.1 17.3 18.3 18.9 19.6 (p)19.0  

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

2021

68,594 70,189 70,063 71,077 71,200 71,054 71,729 72,303 72,611 73,364 72,969 72,562 71,476

2022

70,758 72,519 72,186 73,187 73,079 72,940 72,897 73,569 74,068 74,935 73,673 (p)73,258  

Employment

2021

65,057 66,626 66,776 67,949 68,304 67,755 68,853 69,215 70,175 71,073 70,825 70,345 68,579

2022

68,146 69,785 69,757 70,931 70,859 70,088 70,160 70,802 72,099 72,851 71,515 (p)71,229  

Unemployment

2021

3,537 3,563 3,287 3,128 2,896 3,299 2,876 3,088 2,436 2,291 2,144 2,217 2,897

2022

2,612 2,734 2,429 2,256 2,220 2,852 2,737 2,767 1,969 2,084 2,158 (p)2,029  

Unemployment Rate

2021

5.2 5.1 4.7 4.4 4.1 4.6 4.0 4.3 3.4 3.1 2.9 3.1 4.1

2022

3.7 3.8 3.4 3.1 3.0 3.9 3.8 3.8 2.7 2.8 2.9 (p)2.8  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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