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West Virginia



News Releases:

Nov
07

Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – September 2019

In September, Arlington County, VA, had the lowest unemployment rate in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area at 1.7 percent.

Nov
01

Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – September 2019

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 2.4 percent in the Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV, metropolitan area for the year ended September 2019.

Oct
10

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

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria inched up 0.1 percent from July to September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

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Sept
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

789.6 790.4 791.8 793.4 795.7 (p)798.1

Employment(1)

751.0 752.6 754.4 756.4 758.9 (p)760.9

Unemployment(1)

38.6 37.8 37.3 37.0 36.8 (p)37.1

Unemployment Rate(2)

4.9 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.6 (p)4.7

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

735.0 736.1 737.2 735.3 735.5 (p)733.2

12-month % change

1.8 0.8 1.5 0.9 0.8 (p)0.8

Mining and Logging(3)

23.0 22.8 23.0 22.9 22.7 (p)22.3

12-month % change

2.2 0.4 1.3 -1.3 -0.9 (p)-2.6

Construction(3)

48.5 47.9 48.6 47.8 47.1 (p)47.2

12-month % change

34.0 28.4 18.8 11.4 7.5 (p)6.8

Manufacturing(3)

47.9 48.0 47.9 47.5 47.4 (p)47.7

12-month % change

1.9 2.1 3.0 1.7 0.9 (p)1.5

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

130.6 131.0 131.0 131.3 130.8 (p)130.4

12-month % change

0.0 0.2 0.4 1.0 0.9 (p)1.0

Information(3)

7.9 7.9 7.9 7.7 7.6 (p)7.7

12-month % change

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

Financial Activities(3)

29.6 29.5 29.5 29.7 29.8 (p)29.3

12-month % change

1.7 1.4 1.0 1.7 2.1 (p)0.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

68.8 69.1 67.7 67.9 67.9 (p)67.9

12-month % change

-0.3 0.1 -1.9 -2.0 -2.0 (p)-2.4

Education & Health Services(3)

129.9 130.4 131.2 130.7 131.6 (p)129.9

12-month % change

1.5 1.8 2.3 1.8 2.2 (p)1.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

73.4 74.1 75.1 75.2 74.9 (p)75.3

12-month % change

-1.1 0.4 1.9 1.8 1.8 (p)2.3

Other Services(3)

24.0 23.8 24.1 24.0 23.9 (p)23.7

12-month % change

-2.8 -2.1 -1.2 -1.6 -1.6 (p)-2.5

Government(3)

151.4 151.6 151.2 150.6 151.8 (p)151.8

12-month % change

-0.7 -5.1 -1.1 -1.4 -1.0 (p)0.0

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 Oct 2019
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2019
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2019
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2019
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2019
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2019
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2019
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2019
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2019
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2019
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2019
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2019
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
Washington Area Employment – October 2018 Employment News Release Nov 2018
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – August 2019 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2019
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 Oct 2019
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – September 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 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 Oct 2019
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2019
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – September 2019 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2019
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 Oct 2019
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2019