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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

2021

65.9 67.5 68.5 69.1 69.4 67.9 68.4 69.4 70.3 71.3 71.7 71.4 69.2

2022

68.0 70.1 70.8 71.7 71.9 (p)69.7              

Manufacturing

2021

3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.4

2022

3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 (p)3.4              

Professional & Business Services

2021

7.9 7.9 8.1 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.9 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0

2022

7.8 7.9 7.9 8.0 8.0 (p)8.1              

Educational & Health Services

2021

15.8 15.8 15.9 16.1 16.0 16.1 16.1 16.2 16.2 16.3 16.3 16.3 16.1

2022

16.2 16.4 16.4 16.5 16.6 (p)16.8              

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

5.7 6.0 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.5 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.9 6.7 6.4

2022

6.5 6.7 6.6 6.8 6.7 (p)6.7              

Government

2021

16.2 17.4 17.6 17.9 17.9 16.3 16.2 16.9 17.8 18.4 18.8 18.5 17.5

2022

16.5 18.4 18.4 18.5 18.6 (p)16.1              

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

2021

(1)68,594 (1)70,189 (1)70,063 (1)71,077 (1)71,200 (1)71,054 (1)71,729 (1)72,303 (1)72,611 (1)73,364 (1)72,969 (1)72,562 (1)71,476

2022

70,758 72,519 72,186 73,187 73,079 (p)72,877              

Employment

2021

(1)65,057 (1)66,626 (1)66,776 (1)67,949 (1)68,304 (1)67,755 (1)68,853 (1)69,215 (1)70,175 (1)71,073 (1)70,825 (1)70,345 (1)68,579

2022

68,146 69,785 69,757 70,931 70,859 (p)70,025              

Unemployment

2021

(1)3,537 (1)3,563 (1)3,287 (1)3,128 (1)2,896 (1)3,299 (1)2,876 (1)3,088 (1)2,436 (1)2,291 (1)2,144 (1)2,217 (1)2,897

2022

2,612 2,734 2,429 2,256 2,220 (p)2,852              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)5.2 (1)5.1 (1)4.7 (1)4.4 (1)4.1 (1)4.6 (1)4.0 (1)4.3 (1)3.4 (1)3.1 (1)2.9 (1)3.1 (1)4.1

2022

3.7 3.8 3.4 3.1 3.0 (p)3.9              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(p) Preliminary

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