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

 

2014

67.5 69.0 69.6 70.5 70.4 67.3 67.5 67.6 70.8 71.0 71.4 70.9 69.5

2015

68.2 (P) 69.8                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.4

2015

4.5 (P) 4.5                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

5.9 5.9 5.9 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.5 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.3

2015

6.4 (P) 6.5                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

13.2 13.3 13.3 13.1 13.1 13.2 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.4 13.3

2015

13.3 (P) 13.2                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

6.7 6.8 7.0 7.3 7.2 7.3 7.1 7.3 7.5 7.4 7.2 7.1 7.2

2015

6.7 (P) 6.8                      

Government

 

2014

17.5 19.0 19.2 19.4 19.2 15.6 16.1 15.9 18.7 18.9 19.2 18.9 18.1

2015

17.4 (P) 18.7                      

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

 

2014

(1) 65,836 (1) 68,301 (1) 68,185 (1) 68,778 (1) 69,605 (1) 67,214 (1) 67,813 (1) 67,020 (1) 69,539 (1) 69,328 (1) 68,709 (1) 67,593  

2015

61,880 (P) 63,831                      

Employment

 

2014

(1) 62,458 (1) 64,483 (1) 64,829 (1) 65,844 (1) 66,621 (1) 64,212 (1) 64,726 (1) 63,807 (1) 66,645 (1) 66,815 (1) 66,317 (1) 65,225  

2015

58,794 (P) 60,296                      

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 3,378 (1) 3,818 (1) 3,356 (1) 2,934 (1) 2,984 (1) 3,002 (1) 3,087 (1) 3,213 (1) 2,894 (1) 2,513 (1) 2,392 (1) 2,368  

2015

3,086 (P) 3,535                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 5.1 (1) 5.6 (1) 4.9 (1) 4.3 (1) 4.3 (1) 4.5 (1) 4.6 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.2 (1) 3.6 (1) 3.5 (1) 3.5  

2015

5.0 (P) 5.5                      

Footnotes
(1) Data are provisional, subject to revision on April 21.
(P) Preliminary

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