West Virginia



News Releases:

Jan
12

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – December 2017

Gasoline prices averaged $2.494 a gallon in the Washington-Baltimore area in December 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2017

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

Dec
15

County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2017

The average weekly wage in Washington, D.C., increased 3.3 percent from the second quarter of 2016 to the second quarter of 2017, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

West Virginia
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Nov
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

779.7 778.8 778.9 780.3 779.6 (p)780.0

Employment(1)

744.1 742.0 739.7 740.5 739.8 (p)738.5

Unemployment(1)

35.6 36.9 39.2 39.8 39.9 (p)41.5

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.6 4.7 5.0 5.1 5.1 (p)5.3

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

746.7 747.3 745.9 746.9 749.1 (p)748.1

12-month % change

0.1 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.5 (p)-0.8

Mining and Logging(3)

22.0 21.7 21.9 21.7 21.7 (p)21.1

12-month % change

12.2 11.3 15.3 16.0 9.6 (p)4.5

Construction(3)

31.7 30.9 30.5 30.6 31.7 (p)32.5

12-month % change

7.5 4.4 3.7 3.7 8.6 (p)7.6

Manufacturing(3)

45.3 45.4 45.2 45.5 45.7 (p)46.0

12-month % change

-2.8 -2.4 -2.8 -2.6 -1.5 (p)-1.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

129.9 130.3 129.0 129.8 129.3 (p)128.8

12-month % change

-2.5 -2.2 -3.2 -3.0 -3.1 (p)-2.4

Information(3)

9.5 9.7 9.4 9.6 9.5 (p)9.3

12-month % change

-1.0 1.0 -3.1 -1.0 -4.0 (p)-4.1

Financial Activities(3)

27.6 27.8 28.3 28.0 27.7 (p)27.4

12-month % change

-0.4 0.7 2.5 1.1 1.8 (p)0.7

Professional & Business Services(3)

65.9 66.3 65.8 65.3 64.4 (p)64.0

12-month % change

0.3 0.6 0.6 0.2 -1.1 (p)-0.8

Education & Health Services(3)

133.4 133.5 133.9 133.3 133.9 (p)134.5

12-month % change

3.3 3.1 3.4 2.7 2.8 (p)2.8

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

72.9 73.6 73.8 75.1 75.9 (p)75.9

12-month % change

-2.7 -1.6 -1.1 0.5 2.2 (p)1.6

Other Services(3)

54.4 54.6 54.0 53.7 53.7 (p)53.7

12-month % change

0.7 1.3 0.2 -0.2 -0.9 (p)-0.4

Government(3)

154.1 153.5 154.1 154.3 155.6 (p)154.9

12-month % change

-1.0 -1.2 -1.0 0.1 -0.1 (p)-6.0

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