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 (P) 112.9                      

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 (P) 8.8                      

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 (P) 8.7                      

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 (P) 24.7                      

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 (P) 11.3                      

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 (P) 20.5                      

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

(1) 126,002 (1) 125,950 (1) 126,032 (1) 126,325 (1) 126,598 126,599 125,455 124,950 125,845 125,207 125,943 (P) 124,428  

2014

125,423 (P) 126,647                      

Employment

 

2013

(1) 115,674 (1) 116,189 (1) 116,986 (1) 117,801 (1) 117,881 117,007 116,345 116,296 117,112 116,841 118,031 (P) 116,822  

2014

116,667 (P) 117,407                      

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 10,328 (1) 9,761 (1) 9,046 (1) 8,524 (1) 8,717 9,592 9,110 8,654 8,733 8,366 7,912 (P) 7,606  

2014

8,756 (P) 9,240                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.2 (1) 7.7 (1) 7.2 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.9 7.6 7.3 6.9 6.9 6.7 6.3 (P) 6.1  

2014

7.0 (P) 7.3                      

Footnotes
(1) Corrected.
(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.