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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

2020

71.5 71.7 71.4 60.7 62.4 64.6 64.1 65.9 67.5 68.4 68.9 68.0 67.1

2021

66.3 67.8 68.2 68.8 68.5 (p)66.8              

Manufacturing

2020

3.5 3.5 3.5 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4

2021

3.3 3.3 3.3 3.4 3.4 (p)3.4              

Professional & Business Services

2020

8.2 8.2 8.3 7.4 7.7 8.0 7.9 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.1

2021

8.2 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.6 (p)8.6              

Educational & Health Services

2020

16.0 16.1 16.1 14.8 14.9 15.3 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.7 15.8 15.8 15.6

2021

15.8 15.8 15.9 15.9 15.9 (p)15.9              

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

6.7 7.0 6.9 3.5 4.2 5.3 5.4 5.6 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.5 5.6

2021

5.4 5.6 5.6 6.1 6.1 (p)6.2              

Government

2020

19.3 19.1 19.0 17.0 16.5 16.0 15.2 16.3 17.0 17.5 17.7 17.0 17.3

2021

16.1 17.4 17.5 17.6 17.2 (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

2020

(1)71,823 (1)72,476 (1)71,344 (1)65,828 (1)68,484 (1)69,282 (1)69,322 (1)69,725 (1)70,516 (1)70,981 (1)71,065 (1)70,796 (1)70,137

2021

69,578 71,402 70,789 72,348 71,599 (p)70,994              

Employment

2020

(1)69,003 (1)69,607 (1)68,262 (1)57,436 (1)61,691 (1)63,033 (1)63,435 (1)65,205 (1)66,670 (1)67,642 (1)67,614 (1)66,878 (1)65,540

2021

65,857 67,768 67,558 69,209 68,834 (p)67,995              

Unemployment

2020

(1)2,820 (1)2,869 (1)3,082 (1)8,392 (1)6,793 (1)6,249 (1)5,887 (1)4,520 (1)3,846 (1)3,339 (1)3,451 (1)3,918 (1)4,597

2021

3,721 3,634 3,231 3,139 2,765 (p)2,999              

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)3.9 (1)4.0 (1)4.3 (1)12.7 (1)9.9 (1)9.0 (1)8.5 (1)6.5 (1)5.5 (1)4.7 (1)4.9 (1)5.5 (1)6.6

2021

5.3 5.1 4.6 4.3 3.9 (p)4.2              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(p) Preliminary

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