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

2016

134.8 135.6 137.7 138.4 139.9 136.8 135.3 136.3 139.0 140.3 141.0 139.5 137.9

2017

136.0 136.9 (p)138.0                    

Manufacturing

2016

10.4 10.3 10.3 10.2 10.3 10.3 10.4 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.1 10.3

2017

9.9 10.0 (p)10.0                    

Professional & Business Services

2016

12.1 12.2 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.6 12.5 12.5 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.6 12.5

2017

12.4 13.1 (p)12.9                    

Educational & Health Services

2016

27.4 27.4 27.5 27.7 28.0 27.7 27.8 27.9 28.1 28.2 28.2 28.2 27.8

2017

28.3 28.2 (p)28.3                    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

13.3 13.4 13.7 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.1 14.1 14.4 14.3 14.0 13.8 14.0

2017

13.7 13.3 (p)13.7                    

Government

2016

22.8 23.7 24.2 23.9 25.0 21.8 20.4 21.6 23.7 24.4 25.5 24.4 23.5

2017

23.0 24.0 (p)24.1                    

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

2016

(r)143,957 (r)145,488 (r)145,561 (r)145,945 (r)147,124 (r)147,304 (r)146,730 (r)146,220 (r)147,434 (r)147,627 (r)145,967 (r)144,968 (r)146,194

2017

145,490 (p)146,783                      

Employment

2016

(r)133,386 (r)134,680 (r)135,816 (r)137,190 (r)138,582 (r)137,929 (r)137,613 (r)136,877 (r)138,694 (r)139,450 (r)138,355 (r)137,202 (r)137,148

2017

135,630 (p)137,359                      

Unemployment

2016

(r)10,571 (r)10,808 (r)9,745 (r)8,755 (r)8,542 (r)9,375 (r)9,117 (r)9,343 (r)8,740 (r)8,177 (r)7,612 (r)7,766 (r)9,046

2017

9,860 (p)9,424                      

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)7.3 (r)7.4 (r)6.7 (r)6.0 (r)5.8 (r)6.4 (r)6.2 (r)6.4 (r)5.9 (r)5.5 (r)5.2 (r)5.4 (r)6.2

2017

6.8 (p)6.4                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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.