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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

2019

132.4 133.1 134.1 134.5 135.0 133.7 132.8 134.2 135.5 135.6 136.1 135.6 134.4

2020

132.0 133.2 133.5 119.0 123.7 (p)129.2              

Manufacturing

2019

11.0 11.0 11.1 11.0 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.1 11.1 11.0 11.1 11.1 11.1

2020

11.1 11.2 11.2 10.3 10.8 (p)10.9              

Professional & Business Services

2019

12.5 12.7 12.8 12.9 13.0 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.3 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.1

2020

12.6 12.9 12.4 11.6 12.0 (p)12.2              

Educational & Health Services

2019

28.3 28.3 28.4 28.3 28.4 28.3 28.3 28.7 28.7 28.8 29.3 29.3 28.6

2020

29.1 29.2 29.4 26.2 26.5 (p)27.6              

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

13.7 13.9 14.1 14.4 14.8 14.7 14.9 14.8 14.7 14.6 14.7 14.6 14.5

2020

14.0 14.4 14.1 9.6 10.9 (p)13.1              

Government

2019

22.9 23.4 23.6 23.4 23.2 21.7 20.7 21.8 23.2 23.3 23.2 23.0 22.8

2020

22.6 23.1 23.4 22.0 21.8 (p)22.4              

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

2019

(1)144,873 (1)145,780 (1)145,540 (1)145,316 (1)145,749 (1)147,578 (1)147,572 (1)147,059 (1)147,734 (1)147,696 (1)147,169 (1)146,794 (1)146,571

2020

147,334 148,717 148,871 147,636 149,110 (p)148,349              

Employment

2019

(1)136,204 (1)137,351 (1)137,853 (1)138,712 (1)139,035 (1)139,620 (1)139,836 (1)139,704 (1)141,089 (1)141,021 (1)140,561 (1)139,863 (1)139,237

2020

139,004 140,590 139,985 122,930 130,229 (p)134,621              

Unemployment

2019

(1)8,669 (1)8,429 (1)7,687 (1)6,604 (1)6,714 (1)7,958 (1)7,736 (1)7,355 (1)6,645 (1)6,675 (1)6,608 (1)6,931 (1)7,334

2020

8,330 8,127 8,886 24,706 18,881 (p)13,728              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)6.0 (1)5.8 (1)5.3 (1)4.5 (1)4.6 (1)5.4 (1)5.2 (1)5.0 (1)4.5 (1)4.5 (1)4.5 (1)4.7 (1)5.0

2020

5.7 5.5 6.0 16.7 12.7 (p)9.3              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(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.