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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 (p)130.2                  

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 (p)10.6                  

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 (p)12.8                  

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 (p)28.7                  

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 (p)12.9                  

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 (p)23.4                  

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

2020

(1)148,568 (1)148,989 (1)147,904 (1)145,231 (1)148,235 (1)146,376 (1)146,095 (1)146,600 (1)146,152 (1)145,532 (1)145,107 (1)146,741 (1)146,795

2021

145,309 145,862 145,892 (p)147,773                  

Employment

2020

(1)140,162 (1)140,603 (1)139,132 (1)121,040 (1)128,858 (1)132,499 (1)132,779 (1)134,739 (1)135,999 (1)137,244 (1)136,541 (1)137,134 (1)134,728

2021

135,877 136,594 137,588 (p)140,232                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)8,406 (1)8,386 (1)8,772 (1)24,191 (1)19,377 (1)13,877 (1)13,316 (1)11,861 (1)10,153 (1)8,288 (1)8,566 (1)9,607 (1)12,067

2021

9,432 9,268 8,304 (p)7,541                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)5.7 (1)5.6 (1)5.9 (1)16.7 (1)13.1 (1)9.5 (1)9.1 (1)8.1 (1)6.9 (1)5.7 (1)5.9 (1)6.5 (1)8.2

2021

6.5 6.4 5.7 (p)5.1                  

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(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.