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

 

2013

64.6 67.4 68.0 68.4 68.8 66.0 66.2 66.2 69.0 69.5 70.2 69.3 67.8

2014

65.8 68.3 69.0 69.6 70.8 67.4 68.0 67.8 71.1 (P) 71.5      

Manufacturing

 

2013

4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.3

2014

4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 (P) 4.6      

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

5.5 5.7 5.7 5.8 5.8 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.8

2014

5.8 5.9 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.1 (P) 6.2      

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

13.4 13.6 13.5 13.7 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.5 13.4 13.5 13.5

2014

13.4 13.5 13.6 13.5 13.5 13.7 13.7 13.9 14.0 (P) 14.1      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

6.5 6.7 7.0 7.1 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.2

2014

6.9 7.1 7.2 7.5 7.7 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 (P) 7.7      

Government

 

2013

16.6 18.7 18.9 18.9 19.0 15.9 16.2 16.0 18.8 19.2 19.5 19.2 18.1

2014

17.0 19.1 19.3 19.2 20.1 16.2 16.6 16.3 19.2 (P) 19.5      

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

 

2013

65,338 67,363 66,909 68,000 68,292 66,659 67,389 66,506 68,534 67,891 68,037 67,094 67,334

2014

65,335 68,425 68,514 69,194 70,628 68,349 69,120 68,106 (P) 70,410        

Employment

 

2013

61,479 63,706 63,748 64,907 65,270 63,512 64,411 63,507 65,758 65,349 65,680 64,573 64,325

2014

62,362 65,003 65,410 66,465 67,582 65,575 66,119 64,799 (P) 67,448        

Unemployment

 

2013

3,859 3,657 3,161 3,093 3,022 3,147 2,978 2,999 2,776 2,542 2,357 2,521 3,009

2014

2,973 3,422 3,104 2,729 3,046 2,774 3,001 3,307 (P) 2,962        

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

5.9 5.4 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.8 4.5

2014

4.6 5.0 4.5 3.9 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.9 (P) 4.2        

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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