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West Virginia



News Releases:
Nov
22
Washington Area Employment — October 2022

Total nonfarm employment for the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, metropolitan area increased by 64,300 over the year in October

Nov
10
Consumer Price Index, South Region — October 2022

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.4 percent in October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Nov
10
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – October 2022

Gasoline prices averaged $3.767 per gallon in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area in October 2022, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:
West Virginia
Data Series Back
Data
May
2022
June
2022
July
2022
Aug
2022
Sept
2022
Oct
2022

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

795.8 797.0 797.4 796.9 795.8 (p)794.5

Employment(1)

767.9 768.3 767.8 765.9 764.3 (p)762.3

Unemployment(1)

27.9 28.7 29.6 31.0 31.5 (p)32.2

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.5 3.6 3.7 3.9 4.0 (p)4.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

711.7 703.6 706.1 707.0 710.6 (p)711.3

12-month % change

4.1 2.9 2.7 2.9 3.8 (p)3.2

Mining and Logging(3)

19.3 19.4 19.9 20.2 20.4 (p)20.6

12-month % change

9.7 10.9 13.1 14.1 15.9 (p)16.4

Construction(3)

33.1 32.7 32.5 33.0 33.5 (p)33.0

12-month % change

10.3 10.8 7.6 12.2 15.1 (p)5.1

Manufacturing(3)

46.7 46.8 46.7 47.2 47.3 (p)47.6

12-month % change

3.1 3.1 1.7 2.8 3.3 (p)4.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

125.4 124.7 124.9 124.8 124.6 (p)124.3

12-month % change

2.4 1.7 1.7 1.2 1.8 (p)-0.3

Information(3)

7.6 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 (p)7.4

12-month % change

7.0 5.6 4.2 4.2 2.7 (p)1.4

Financial Activities(3)

30.1 30.3 30.7 30.7 30.9 (p)31.1

12-month % change

2.7 3.1 3.0 3.0 4.4 (p)4.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

71.2 71.7 72.0 71.4 71.6 (p)72.3

12-month % change

5.2 6.2 6.0 5.0 5.6 (p)6.6

Education & Health Services(3)

127.5 127.9 127.9 128.0 129.9 (p)129.7

12-month % change

-0.4 -0.1 -0.1 0.2 2.4 (p)3.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

71.6 71.7 72.4 73.5 73.6 (p)73.9

12-month % change

9.3 8.6 8.1 9.2 9.5 (p)7.7

Other Services(3)

23.8 23.6 23.7 23.5 23.6 (p)24.0

12-month % change

3.5 2.6 2.2 1.3 1.3 (p)1.3

Government(3)

155.4 147.3 147.9 147.2 147.7 (p)147.4

12-month % change

5.1 -0.4 -0.1 -0.2 -0.1 (p)0.3

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2022
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2022
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary (PDF)
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Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Industry price indexes
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Huntington Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Parkersburg Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2022
Wheeling Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
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Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Dec 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2022
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Dec 2022
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Dec 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Washington Area Employment — October 2022 Employment News Release Nov 2022
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – October 2022 Average energy prices News Release Nov 2022
Consumer Expenditures in the Washington Metropolitan Area — 2020-21 Consumer spending News Release Sep 2022
County Employment and Wages in Washington, DC — Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2020
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2022
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Jun 2022
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area – September 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2022
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington Metropolitan Area — September 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Oct 2022
Fatal Work Injuries in West Virginia — 2020 Workplace fatalities News Release Mar 2022
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Jun 2020
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Consumer price indexes Table Jun 2022
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2022
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region — October 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Nov 2022
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2020 Unemployment News Release Aug 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2022
Morgantown Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2022
Weirton Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Dec 2022
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in West Virginia — 2021 Unemployment News Release Mar 2022