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

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 (p)71.5                    

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 (p)4.8                    

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 (p)6.7                    

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 (p)14.8                    

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 (p)7.5                    

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 (p)19.2                    

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

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

2017

64,504 (p)66,866                      

Employment

2016

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

2017

61,417 (p)63,863                      

Unemployment

2016

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

2017

3,087 (p)3,003                      

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)5.4 (r)5.6 (r)5.1 (r)4.6 (r)4.4 (r)5.2 (r)4.6 (r)4.8 (r)4.1 (r)4.0 (r)3.5 (r)3.6 (r)4.6

2017

4.8 (p)4.5                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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