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 (P) 112.3            

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 (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 (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 (P) 23.9            

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 (P) 12.3            

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 20.4 20.6 20.5 21.1 19.1 (P) 18.0            

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) 126,170 (1) 126,003 (1) 125,835 (1) 125,825 (1) 126,486 (1) 127,249 (1) 126,475 (1) 125,875 (1) 126,418 (1) 125,807 (1) 126,439 (1) 125,474 (1) 126,172

2014

125,423 126,482 127,130 126,104 127,570 126,385 (P) 125,752            

Employment

 

2013

(1) 115,904 (1) 116,253 (1) 116,929 (1) 117,361 (1) 117,660 (1) 117,513 (1) 117,366 (1) 117,103 (1) 117,709 (1) 117,492 (1) 118,632 (1) 117,940 (1) 117,322

2014

116,667 117,257 118,638 118,699 119,642 118,496 (P) 117,518            

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 10,266 (1) 9,750 (1) 8,906 (1) 8,464 (1) 8,826 (1) 9,736 (1) 9,109 (1) 8,772 (1) 8,709 (1) 8,315 (1) 7,807 (1) 7,534 (1) 8,850

2014

8,756 9,225 8,492 7,405 7,928 7,889 (P) 8,234            

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 8.1 (1) 7.7 (1) 7.1 (1) 6.7 (1) 7.0 (1) 7.7 (1) 7.2 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.9 (1) 6.6 (1) 6.2 (1) 6.0 (1) 7.0

2014

7.0 7.3 6.7 5.9 6.2 6.2 (P) 6.5            

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(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.