West Virginia



News Releases:

Oct
11

Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2018

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

Oct
11

Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – September 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria increased 0.4 percent from July to September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Sep
13

Consumer Price Index, South Region – August 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South inched down 0.1 percent in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

West Virginia
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Mar
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

785.4 785.4 785.7 785.0 784.2 (p)782.1

Employment(1)

743.2 743.1 743.4 743.1 742.1 (p)740.9

Unemployment(1)

42.2 42.2 42.3 42.0 42.1 (p)41.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.4 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.4 (p)5.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

751.2 749.7 759.0 751.1 751.6 (p)751.9

12-month % change

0.6 0.9 2.1 0.9 0.9 (p)1.0

Mining and Logging(3)

22.7 22.8 22.8 22.8 22.5 (p)22.1

12-month % change

6.6 7.0 5.1 4.6 1.8 (p)0.0

Construction(3)

33.7 34.0 34.0 33.5 33.8 (p)33.9

12-month % change

11.2 12.2 11.5 7.7 8.0 (p)7.6

Manufacturing(3)

47.2 47.1 47.0 46.8 46.6 (p)46.9

12-month % change

0.9 0.4 0.9 0.6 0.2 (p)0.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

133.0 132.9 133.7 132.8 133.1 (p)133.6

12-month % change

1.0 1.3 1.9 0.9 1.1 (p)1.6

Information(3)

7.3 8.3 8.2 8.1 8.1 (p)8.1

12-month % change

-18.0 -5.7 -5.7 -6.9 -5.8 (p)-3.6

Financial Activities(3)

26.9 26.6 26.6 26.6 26.7 (p)26.5

12-month % change

0.4 -0.7 -0.4 0.0 -0.4 (p)-1.5

Professional & Business Services(3)

66.5 66.5 66.3 66.9 66.8 (p)66.3

12-month % change

-0.2 0.3 -0.7 0.0 0.1 (p)-0.5

Education & Health Services(3)

131.2 130.4 131.1 131.1 131.4 (p)131.6

12-month % change

0.7 0.4 1.1 1.2 1.2 (p)1.5

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

75.4 74.6 75.0 75.2 75.0 (p)75.2

12-month % change

1.8 0.8 1.5 1.6 1.4 (p)1.6

Other Services(3)

53.0 53.1 52.4 52.8 52.6 (p)52.6

12-month % change

-1.1 -0.9 -2.2 -1.7 -1.7 (p)-1.9

Government(3)

154.3 153.4 161.9 154.5 155.0 (p)155.1

12-month % change

-1.3 -0.5 5.3 0.5 0.8 (p)0.9

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 Oct 2018
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Oct 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2018
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Oct 2018
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Oct 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Washington Area Employment – July 2018 Employment News Release Aug 2018
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – August 2018 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2018
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2015-16 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2017
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2017
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2018
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Oct 2018
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – September 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2018
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – June 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Aug 2018
Fatal Occupational Injuries in West Virginia — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Jun 2018
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, DC Area — 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2018
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2018
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2018
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2018
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2018 Unemployment News Release Aug 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2018
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018