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

 

2015

69.5 70.7 71.5 71.9 72.1 68.2 68.2 68.4 71.6 73.3 73.4 73.0 71.0

2016

69.7 71.7 72.5 72.8 73.5 (P) 69.4              

Manufacturing

 

2015

4.5 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6

2016

4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 (P) 4.6              

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

6.6 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.6 6.5

2016

6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 (P) 7.0              

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

13.5 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.7 13.8 13.9 14.0 13.7 13.7

2016

13.5 13.6 13.7 13.7 13.7 (P) 13.6              

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

6.8 7.0 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.6 7.8 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.4

2016

7.0 7.2 7.3 7.6 7.7 (P) 7.8              

Government

 

2015

17.7 18.6 19.0 19.0 19.0 15.2 15.4 15.4 18.2 19.9 20.0 20.0 18.1

2016

17.6 19.4 19.8 19.5 19.9 (P) 15.4              

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

 

2015

(R) 63,911 (R) 65,500 (R) 65,626 (R) 66,516 (R) 66,672 (R) 64,632 (R) 64,902 (R) 64,564 (R) 66,132 (R) 67,176 (R) 66,702 (R) 66,011 (R) 65,696

2016

64,940 66,739 66,472 66,664 (P) 66,766                

Employment

 

2015

(R) 60,589 (R) 61,803 (R) 62,097 (R) 63,052 (R) 63,141 (R) 60,732 (R) 61,274 (R) 61,050 (R) 63,243 (R) 64,480 (R) 64,004 (R) 63,257 (R) 62,394

2016

61,358 62,880 62,894 63,552 (P) 63,838                

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 3,322 (R) 3,697 (R) 3,529 (R) 3,464 (R) 3,531 (R) 3,900 (R) 3,628 (R) 3,514 (R) 2,889 (R) 2,696 (R) 2,698 (R) 2,754 (R) 3,302

2016

3,582 3,859 3,578 3,112 (P) 2,928                

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 5.2 (R) 5.6 (R) 5.4 (R) 5.2 (R) 5.3 (R) 6.0 (R) 5.6 (R) 5.4 (R) 4.4 (R) 4.0 (R) 4.0 (R) 4.2 (R) 5.0

2016

5.5 5.8 5.4 4.7 (P) 4.4                

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

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