West Virginia



News Releases:

Nov
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2017

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

Nov
15

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – October 2017

Gasoline prices averaged $2.507 a gallon in the Washington-Baltimore area in October 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
13

Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – September 2017

In September, Arlington County, VA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area at 2.4 percent.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

West Virginia
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May
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

779.3 779.7 778.8 778.9 780.3 (p)779.6

Employment(1)

744.1 744.1 742.0 739.7 740.5 (p)739.8

Unemployment(1)

35.2 35.6 36.9 39.2 39.8 (p)39.9

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.5 4.6 4.7 5.0 5.1 (p)5.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

742.6 746.7 747.3 745.9 746.9 748.7

12-month % change

-1.0 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4

Mining and Logging(3)

20.8 22.0 21.7 21.9 21.7 21.7

12-month % change

2.5 12.2 11.3 15.3 16.0 9.6

Construction(3)

30.4 31.7 30.9 30.5 30.6 31.6

12-month % change

3.8 7.5 4.4 3.7 3.7 8.2

Manufacturing(3)

45.3 45.3 45.4 45.2 45.5 45.8

12-month % change

-3.4 -2.8 -2.4 -2.8 -2.6 -1.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

129.5 129.9 130.3 129.0 129.8 129.0

12-month % change

-3.1 -2.5 -2.2 -3.2 -3.0 -3.3

Information(3)

9.7 9.5 9.7 9.4 9.6 9.5

12-month % change

1.0 -1.0 1.0 -3.1 -1.0 -4.0

Financial Activities(3)

27.6 27.6 27.8 28.3 28.0 27.3

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.4 0.7 2.5 1.1 0.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

64.8 65.9 66.3 65.8 65.3 64.7

12-month % change

-1.5 0.3 0.6 0.6 0.2 -0.6

Education & Health Services(3)

132.6 133.4 133.5 133.9 133.3 134.0

12-month % change

2.6 3.3 3.1 3.4 2.7 2.8

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

73.6 72.9 73.6 73.8 75.1 75.8

12-month % change

-2.0 -2.7 -1.6 -1.1 0.5 2.0

Other Services(3)

54.4 54.4 54.6 54.0 53.7 53.7

12-month % change

0.7 0.7 1.3 0.2 -0.2 -0.9

Government(3)

153.9 154.1 153.5 154.1 154.3 155.6

12-month % change

-3.0 -1.0 -1.2 -1.0 0.1 -0.1

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

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 Nov 2017
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2017
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2017
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Washington Area Employment – July 2017 Employment News Release Aug 2017
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – October 2017 Average energy prices News Release Nov 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2015-16 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2017
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2017
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Nov 2017
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore – September 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2017
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – September 2017 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in West Virginia — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, D.C. Area — 2015 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2017
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2017
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2017
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – October 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2017
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – September 2017 Unemployment News Release Nov 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release May 2017
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Nov 2017