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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

2020

134.0 133.6 134.0 117.1 120.0 125.5 125.2 127.1 128.8 130.0 129.4 130.3 127.9

2021

127.5 127.4 129.2 129.8 131.4 129.8 128.2 129.5 129.6 (p)130.7      

Manufacturing

2020

10.8 10.8 10.7 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.5 10.6 10.4

2021

10.6 10.6 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.7 (p)10.9      

Professional & Business Services

2020

12.7 13.0 13.0 12.2 12.1 12.4 12.3 12.7 12.7 12.7 12.7 12.8 12.6

2021

12.4 12.4 12.8 12.8 13.2 13.0 13.2 13.4 13.0 (p)13.2      

Educational & Health Services

2020

29.1 29.2 29.2 26.7 27.1 27.7 28.0 28.0 27.9 27.9 27.7 28.1 28.1

2021

28.3 28.1 28.3 28.4 28.5 28.0 28.0 28.3 28.3 (p)27.8      

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

14.2 14.4 14.2 8.2 9.7 11.9 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.6 12.7 13.0 12.4

2021

12.6 12.5 12.9 12.8 13.2 13.3 13.0 13.5 13.3 (p)13.7      

Government

2020

24.0 23.9 24.1 22.5 21.9 22.0 20.4 21.4 22.6 22.7 22.7 22.9 22.6

2021

22.6 23.1 23.4 23.4 23.6 21.6 20.6 21.5 22.3 (p)22.6      

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

2020

148,568 148,989 147,904 145,231 148,235 146,376 146,095 146,600 146,152 145,532 145,107 146,741 146,795

2021

145,309 145,862 145,892 147,649 146,635 147,233 146,362 145,927 (p)144,712        

Employment

2020

140,162 140,603 139,132 121,040 128,858 132,499 132,779 134,739 135,999 137,244 136,541 137,134 134,728

2021

135,877 136,594 137,588 140,013 139,580 138,957 138,936 139,403 (p)139,215        

Unemployment

2020

8,406 8,386 8,772 24,191 19,377 13,877 13,316 11,861 10,153 8,288 8,566 9,607 12,067

2021

9,432 9,268 8,304 7,636 7,055 8,276 7,426 6,524 (p)5,497        

Unemployment Rate

2020

5.7 5.6 5.9 16.7 13.1 9.5 9.1 8.1 6.9 5.7 5.9 6.5 8.2

2021

6.5 6.4 5.7 5.2 4.8 5.6 5.1 4.5 (p)3.8        

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.