Morgantown, WV: 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
Morgantown, W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2018

69.8 70.6 71.0 71.9 72.1 68.4 68.7 69.1 70.9 72.0 72.0 71.6 70.7

2019

69.2 69.7 70.0 70.4 69.7 67.2 (p)67.5            

Manufacturing

2018

4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.0

2019

3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 (p)3.9            

Professional & Business Services

2018

7.1 7.3 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.6 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.6 7.5 7.5

2019

7.5 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.6 (p)7.6            

Educational & Health Services

2018

14.9 15.0 15.0 14.9 14.9 14.9 15.0 15.2 15.3 15.3 15.1 15.0 15.0

2019

14.8 14.8 14.9 15.0 15.0 15.1 (p)15.0            

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

7.1 7.3 7.2 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.4 7.7 7.6 7.5 7.2 7.4

2019

6.9 7.1 7.1 7.4 7.4 7.4 (p)7.4            

Government

2018

18.0 18.5 18.9 19.2 19.4 16.1 16.5 16.6 17.9 19.0 19.0 18.9 18.2

2019

17.6 17.9 18.0 18.1 17.5 14.7 (p)15.1            

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Morgantown, W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2018

68,091 69,313 68,783 69,775 69,253 67,617 67,872 67,260 68,786 69,548 68,955 68,506 68,646

2019

67,876 68,711 68,074 68,560 67,941 67,146 (p)67,731            

Employment

2018

64,983 65,845 65,567 66,861 66,417 64,295 64,831 64,284 66,064 66,824 66,334 65,691 65,666

2019

64,659 65,403 65,239 66,304 65,532 64,292 (p)65,115            

Unemployment

2018

3,108 3,468 3,216 2,914 2,836 3,322 3,041 2,976 2,722 2,724 2,621 2,815 2,980

2019

3,217 3,308 2,835 2,256 2,409 2,854 (p)2,616            

Unemployment Rate

2018

4.6 5.0 4.7 4.2 4.1 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.8 4.1 4.3

2019

4.7 4.8 4.2 3.3 3.5 4.3 (p)3.9            

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Morgantown, W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Monongalia and Preston Counties in West Virginia.