Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

For Printing: Use smallest text size, landscape orientation, and narrow margins (0.5 inch or less)

 

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

2016

69.3 70.4 71.0 71.3 71.3 66.9 67.9 68.2 71.0 72.0 72.6 72.0 70.3

2017

68.1 70.7 71.5 71.5 71.5 69.1 69.8 69.8 72.5 73.1 (p)73.5    

Manufacturing

2016

4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.7 4.7 4.5

2017

4.6 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 (p)5.0    

Professional & Business Services

2016

6.6 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6

2017

6.6 6.7 6.7 6.8 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.9 (p)6.8    

Educational & Health Services

2016

13.7 13.7 13.7 13.9 13.9 13.8 13.9 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.6 14.6 14.0

2017

14.5 14.6 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.9 15.1 15.4 (p)15.5    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.7 7.5 7.7 7.7 8.0 7.9 7.7 7.6 7.7

2017

7.2 7.4 7.5 7.7 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.9 8.0 7.9 (p)7.7    

Government

2016

17.9 18.9 19.3 19.2 19.6 15.3 15.8 15.9 18.1 19.2 19.7 19.2 18.2

2017

16.6 18.8 19.2 18.6 18.5 15.6 16.3 16.2 18.6 19.3 (p)19.6    

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

2016

65,063 66,562 66,281 66,633 66,486 64,459 65,494 65,238 66,955 67,655 66,673 66,075 66,132

2017

64,504 66,879 66,699 67,007 66,900 66,124 66,556 66,181 68,029 68,274 (p)67,757    

Employment

2016

61,569 62,837 62,883 63,582 63,558 61,127 62,473 62,086 64,181 64,941 64,316 63,678 63,103

2017

61,417 63,879 63,928 64,530 64,795 63,358 63,909 63,267 65,691 66,027 (p)65,240    

Unemployment

2016

3,494 3,725 3,398 3,051 2,928 3,332 3,021 3,152 2,774 2,714 2,357 2,397 3,029

2017

3,087 3,000 2,771 2,477 2,105 2,766 2,647 2,914 2,338 2,247 (p)2,517    

Unemployment Rate

2016

5.4 5.6 5.1 4.6 4.4 5.2 4.6 4.8 4.1 4.0 3.5 3.6 4.6

2017

4.8 4.5 4.2 3.7 3.1 4.2 4.0 4.4 3.4 3.3 (p)3.7    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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