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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

2019

69.6 70.6 71.0 71.5 71.1 68.0 69.0 70.8 71.9 72.3 72.5 72.0 70.9

2020

68.6 71.3 71.4 63.5 64.3 (p)64.5              

Manufacturing

2019

3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.7

2020

3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.5 (p)3.6              

Professional & Business Services

2019

7.4 7.4 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.9 7.8 7.7

2020

7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 7.8 (p)7.9              

Educational & Health Services

2019

15.4 15.4 15.4 15.4 15.4 15.5 15.4 15.6 15.6 15.7 15.7 15.7 15.5

2020

15.7 15.7 15.8 14.1 14.4 (p)14.5              

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

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

2020

7.0 7.2 7.2 3.6 4.6 (p)5.9              

Government

2019

17.6 18.4 18.7 18.8 18.7 15.5 16.3 17.7 18.5 19.0 19.1 19.0 18.1

2020

16.2 18.9 19.0 16.8 16.3 (p)14.5              

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

2019

(1)68,742 (1)70,152 (1)69,579 (1)70,172 (1)70,043 (1)68,595 (1)69,840 (1)70,752 (1)71,670 (1)72,148 (1)71,673 (1)70,999 (1)70,363

2020

69,606 72,353 72,623 68,847 69,318 (p)68,463              

Employment

2019

(1)65,622 (1)66,922 (1)66,737 (1)67,742 (1)67,527 (1)65,681 (1)67,122 (1)68,020 (1)69,244 (1)69,639 (1)69,152 (1)68,433 (1)67,653

2020

66,878 69,600 69,469 60,209 62,420 (p)62,166              

Unemployment

2019

(1)3,120 (1)3,230 (1)2,842 (1)2,430 (1)2,516 (1)2,914 (1)2,718 (1)2,732 (1)2,426 (1)2,509 (1)2,521 (1)2,566 (1)2,710

2020

2,728 2,753 3,154 8,638 6,898 (p)6,297              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)4.5 (1)4.6 (1)4.1 (1)3.5 (1)3.6 (1)4.2 (1)3.9 (1)3.9 (1)3.4 (1)3.5 (1)3.5 (1)3.6 (1)3.9

2020

3.9 3.8 4.3 12.5 10.0 (p)9.2              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(p) Preliminary

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