Department of Labor Logo United States Department of Labor
Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.

Https

The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

West Virginia



News Releases:

Jan
14

Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South was unchanged in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
14

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – December 2019

Gasoline prices averaged $2.610 a gallon in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area in December 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Dec
11

Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – November 2019

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria edged down 0.2 percent from September to November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

West Virginia
Data Series Back
Data
June
2019
July
2019
Aug
2019
Sept
2019
Oct
2019
Nov
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

791.8 793.4 795.7 798.1 801.0 (p)803.5

Employment(1)

754.4 756.4 758.9 760.9 763.0 (p)764.3

Unemployment(1)

37.3 37.0 36.8 37.2 38.1 (p)39.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.7 4.7 4.6 4.7 4.8 (p)4.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

737.2 735.3 735.5 732.8 732.6 (p)731.5

12-month % change

1.5 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.3 (p)0.1

Mining and Logging(3)

23.0 22.9 22.7 22.2 22.1 (p)21.3

12-month % change

1.3 -1.3 -0.9 -3.1 -2.6 (p)-4.9

Construction(3)

48.6 47.8 47.1 46.8 46.2 (p)46.1

12-month % change

18.8 11.4 7.5 5.9 1.1 (p)-0.6

Manufacturing(3)

47.9 47.5 47.4 47.8 47.6 (p)47.6

12-month % change

3.0 1.7 0.9 1.7 0.0 (p)-0.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

131.0 131.3 130.8 130.6 130.9 (p)131.1

12-month % change

0.4 1.0 0.9 1.2 0.9 (p)1.2

Information(3)

7.9 7.7 7.6 7.7 7.7 (p)7.7

12-month % change

-6.0 -4.9 -6.2 -4.9 -6.1 (p)-4.9

Financial Activities(3)

29.5 29.7 29.8 29.3 28.8 (p)29.6

12-month % change

1.0 1.7 2.1 0.3 -0.7 (p)1.4

Professional & Business Services(3)

67.7 67.9 67.9 67.8 68.7 (p)68.1

12-month % change

-1.9 -2.0 -2.0 -2.6 -1.2 (p)-2.2

Education & Health Services(3)

131.2 130.7 131.6 129.9 130.0 (p)129.7

12-month % change

2.3 1.8 2.2 1.6 1.3 (p)1.2

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

75.1 75.2 74.9 75.3 75.3 (p)75.4

12-month % change

1.9 1.8 1.8 2.3 1.8 (p)1.9

Other Services(3)

24.1 24.0 23.9 23.6 23.5 (p)23.5

12-month % change

-1.2 -1.6 -1.6 -2.9 -4.5 (p)-2.5

Government(3)

151.2 150.6 151.8 151.8 151.8 (p)151.4

12-month % change

-1.1 -1.4 -1.0 0.0 0.7 (p)0.1

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
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Industry price indexes
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2020
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2020
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2020
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Washington Area Employment – October 2019 Employment News Release Nov 2019
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – December 2019 Average energy prices News Release Jan 2020
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2017-18 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2019
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2018
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2019
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Jan 2020
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – November 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Dec 2019
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – September 2019 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2019
Fatal Occupational Injuries in West Virginia — 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Jul 2019
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2017 Workplace fatalities News Release Jul 2019
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Dec 2019
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2020
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2020
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – September 2019 Unemployment News Release Nov 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2020