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

136.0 136.9 138.0 139.2 138.9 137.6 136.3 137.0 138.7 139.8 (p)140.3    

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 10.0 9.9 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.2 (p)10.3    

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 13.2 13.6 13.1 13.1 13.4 13.2 13.3 13.3 (p)13.6    

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 28.3 28.0 27.9 28.5 28.4 28.6 28.4 28.6 (p)28.7    

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 13.7 14.2 14.1 14.0 14.1 14.1 14.1 13.9 (p)14.0    

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 23.9 23.9 23.8 21.7 20.5 21.5 23.6 24.1 (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

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

2017

145,490 146,666 146,775 147,722 146,845 148,462 147,209 146,399 146,999 146,746 (p)146,465    

Employment

2016

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

2017

135,630 137,223 137,981 139,735 139,526 139,504 138,511 137,669 139,800 139,758 (p)138,996    

Unemployment

2016

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

2017

9,860 9,443 8,794 7,987 7,319 8,958 8,698 8,730 7,199 6,988 (p)7,469    

Unemployment Rate

2016

7.3 7.4 6.7 6.0 5.8 6.4 6.2 6.4 5.9 5.5 5.2 5.4 6.2

2017

6.8 6.4 6.0 5.4 5.0 6.0 5.9 6.0 4.9 4.8 (p)5.1    

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.