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West Virginia



News Releases:

Jun
22

Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2019

Workers in the Charleston, WV Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $21.96 in May 2019, 15 percent below the nationwide average of $25.72.

Jun
10

Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2020

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria inched up 0.1 percent from March to May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jun
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2020

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South declined 0.2 percent in May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

West Virginia
Data Series Back
Data
Dec
2019
Jan
2020
Feb
2020
Mar
2020
Apr
2020
May
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)802.9 804.8 806.6 823.3 776.7 (p)779.6

Employment(1)

(r)762.2 764.3 766.8 773.6 652.9 (p)679.2

Unemployment(1)

(r)40.7 40.5 39.7 49.7 123.8 (p)100.4

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)5.1 5.0 4.9 6.0 15.9 (p)12.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

712.3 714.9 711.4 709.5 617.5 (p)630.8

12-month % change

-1.7 -1.3 -1.7 -1.8 -14.6 (p)-12.7

Mining and Logging(3)

20.9 21.1 21.0 20.9 20.6 (p)20.1

12-month % change

-8.7 -8.7 -9.1 -9.1 -10.0 (p)-11.8

Construction(3)

33.2 33.7 33.1 32.9 29.1 (p)31.5

12-month % change

-19.0 -13.8 -12.2 -11.6 -21.1 (p)-15.1

Manufacturing(3)

46.4 46.3 46.3 46.3 43.8 (p)45.5

12-month % change

-1.7 -2.5 -2.5 -2.1 -7.4 (p)-3.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

127.0 126.5 125.7 125.3 111.2 (p)113.1

12-month % change

-1.8 -2.3 -2.5 -2.6 -13.3 (p)-11.6

Information(3)

8.0 7.9 7.9 7.6 7.3 (p)7.1

12-month % change

-2.4 -3.7 -2.5 -6.2 -9.9 (p)-12.3

Financial Activities(3)

29.0 29.3 29.3 29.3 26.9 (p)27.1

12-month % change

-0.7 0.3 0.3 0.7 -7.9 (p)-7.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

69.2 69.4 68.5 68.2 63.1 (p)62.8

12-month % change

0.7 1.0 -0.7 -1.3 -8.9 (p)-9.1

Education & Health Services(3)

128.8 129.0 129.5 129.0 117.1 (p)118.8

12-month % change

0.5 0.3 0.6 0.0 -9.3 (p)-8.0

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

74.4 74.7 74.6 73.7 35.4 (p)44.2

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.3 -0.8 -2.0 -53.1 (p)-41.1

Other Services(3)

23.9 23.8 23.8 24.0 20.4 (p)20.9

12-month % change

-1.6 -2.1 -2.1 -2.0 -16.7 (p)-15.4

Government(3)

151.5 153.2 151.7 152.3 142.6 (p)139.7

12-month % change

0.3 1.2 0.0 0.5 -6.1 (p)-8.0

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

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 Jul 2020
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Industry price indexes
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2020
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2020
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2020
Washington Area Employment – April 2020 Employment News Release Jun 2020
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – February 2020 Average energy prices News Release May 2020
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2017-18 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2019
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2018
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2020
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Jun 2020
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2020
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – March 2020 Benefits, Pay News Release May 2020
Fatal Occupational Injuries in West Virginia — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2020
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Jun 2020
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2020
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2020
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – May 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Jun 2020
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – March 2020 Unemployment News Release May 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2020