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West Virginia



News Releases:

Jan
13

Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – December 2021

Gasoline prices averaged $3.442 per gallon in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria area in December 2021, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
12

Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.3 percent in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Dec
10

Consumer Price Index, South Region – November 2021

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South increased 0.4 percent in November.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

West Virginia
Data Series Back
Data
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021
Oct
2021
Nov
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

793.5 793.1 792.7 793.1 792.0 (p)791.0

Employment(1)

751.5 753.1 754.6 756.4 757.6 (p)759.3

Unemployment(1)

42.0 39.9 38.1 36.7 34.4 (p)31.6

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.3 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.3 (p)4.0

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

687.7 690.2 691.8 690.3 692.3 (p)692.9

12-month % change

3.4 3.9 3.9 2.9 2.9 (p)2.6

Mining and Logging(3)

19.8 20.2 19.2 19.9 19.9 (p)19.7

12-month % change

13.8 23.2 16.4 8.7 9.3 (p)8.8

Construction(3)

29.9 30.1 30.0 30.8 32.0 (p)31.8

12-month % change

5.3 7.5 8.3 11.2 5.6 (p)5.6

Manufacturing(3)

45.8 46.2 45.8 45.4 45.6 (p)46.0

12-month % change

5.3 6.0 4.6 3.7 2.9 (p)3.6

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

122.8 122.6 121.8 122.9 124.7 (p)125.4

12-month % change

2.5 1.7 0.7 1.3 2.9 (p)4.0

Information(3)

7.3 7.1 7.2 7.1 7.0 (p)7.0

12-month % change

2.8 0.0 4.3 -1.4 -2.8 (p)-2.8

Financial Activities(3)

29.5 29.8 29.7 29.5 29.1 (p)28.9

12-month % change

1.7 2.8 2.1 1.0 -0.3 (p)-2.0

Professional & Business Services(3)

66.5 67.0 67.3 66.9 66.9 (p)67.4

12-month % change

3.4 5.0 4.8 4.0 2.5 (p)3.1

Education & Health Services(3)

128.9 129.3 129.7 128.3 127.3 (p)126.9

12-month % change

3.0 1.0 1.6 0.4 0.2 (p)-0.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

66.7 67.2 69.2 68.1 69.2 (p)69.4

12-month % change

18.1 10.0 13.4 8.4 10.9 (p)8.3

Other Services(3)

21.6 21.7 21.7 21.6 21.8 (p)21.9

12-month % change

3.3 1.9 1.4 0.9 1.4 (p)2.8

Government(3)

148.9 149.0 150.2 149.8 148.8 (p)148.5

12-month % change

-2.8 2.5 2.4 1.9 1.7 (p)1.2

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 2022
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Industry price indexes
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2022
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2022
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Washington Area Employment — October 2021 Employment News Release Dec 2021
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – December 2021 Average energy prices News Release Jan 2022
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2019-20 Consumer spending News Release Oct 2021
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 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2021
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Jan 2022
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – November 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Dec 2021
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – September 2021 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2021
Fatal Work Injuries in West Virginia — 2019 Workplace fatalities News Release May 2021
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 Dec 2021
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – December 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2022
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – June 2020 Unemployment News Release Aug 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in West Virginia — 2020 Unemployment News Release Mar 2021