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

 

2013

111.7 112.2 113.2 113.2 113.8 112.6 111.3 112.6 113.9 114.8 115.9 115.8 113.4

2014

112.6 112.8 113.9 114.0 115.3 113.2 112.3 113.0 114.5 115.8 (P) 116.2    

Manufacturing

 

2013

8.8 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.9 9.0 9.0 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9

2014

8.8 8.8 8.9 8.8 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.8 8.8 (P) 8.9    

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

8.3 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.7 8.6 8.6 8.9 8.8 8.8 8.9 8.9 8.7

2014

8.6 8.7 8.8 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.1 9.1 (P) 9.0    

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

24.4 24.4 24.5 24.6 24.7 24.8 24.6 24.7 24.7 24.6 24.8 24.9 24.6

2014

24.5 24.7 24.7 24.5 24.5 23.9 23.9 24.1 24.3 24.1 (P) 24.0    

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

10.9 10.9 11.2 11.2 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.4 11.3 11.3 11.0 11.3

2014

11.1 11.4 11.5 11.7 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.0 11.5 11.5 (P) 10.9    

Government

 

2013

20.3 20.6 20.6 20.6 20.6 19.1 18.1 18.9 20.2 20.6 20.7 20.6 20.1

2014

20.2 20.4 20.6 20.5 21.1 19.1 18.0 18.8 20.1 20.5 (P) 20.7    

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

 

2013

126,170 126,003 125,835 125,825 126,486 127,249 126,475 125,875 126,418 125,807 126,439 125,474 126,172

2014

125,423 126,482 127,130 126,104 127,570 126,385 125,560 124,417 124,852 (P) 125,517      

Employment

 

2013

115,904 116,253 116,929 117,361 117,660 117,513 117,366 117,103 117,709 117,492 118,632 117,940 117,322

2014

116,667 117,257 118,638 118,699 119,642 118,496 117,330 116,544 117,761 (P) 119,134      

Unemployment

 

2013

10,266 9,750 8,906 8,464 8,826 9,736 9,109 8,772 8,709 8,315 7,807 7,534 8,850

2014

8,756 9,225 8,492 7,405 7,928 7,889 8,230 7,873 7,091 (P) 6,383      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.1 7.7 7.1 6.7 7.0 7.7 7.2 7.0 6.9 6.6 6.2 6.0 7.0

2014

7.0 7.3 6.7 5.9 6.2 6.2 6.6 6.3 5.7 (P) 5.1      

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.