West Virginia



News Releases:

Feb
15

Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore – January 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for Washington-Baltimore edged up 0.2 percent over the last two months, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
15

Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South rose 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Feb
14

Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – December 2016

In December, Arlington County, Va., had the lowest unemployment rate in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area at 2.5 percent.

West Virginia Economy at a Glance:

West Virginia
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Data
July
2016
Aug
2016
Sept
2016
Oct
2016
Nov
2016
Dec
2016

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

783.1 787.1 790.9 794.7 794.3 (p)792.3

Employment(1)

738.1 742.3 745.3 746.8 746.4 (p)745.5

Unemployment(1)

45.0 44.8 45.5 47.9 47.9 (p)46.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

5.7 5.7 5.8 6.0 6.0 (p)5.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

760.2 761.1 761.8 761.5 772.0 (p)763.7

12-month % change

-0.2 0.1 0.2 0.0 1.4 (p)0.3

Mining and Logging(3)

20.7 20.8 20.1 20.9 21.1 (p)21.0

12-month % change

-18.8 -16.1 -19.0 -12.9 -10.6 (p)-9.9

Construction(3)

31.4 31.5 31.2 30.6 32.3 (p)33.4

12-month % change

-3.1 -2.5 -2.2 0.0 4.2 (p)5.0

Manufacturing(3)

47.2 46.8 46.7 46.6 46.5 (p)46.4

12-month % change

-1.0 -1.5 -1.7 -1.3 -1.3 (p)-1.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

133.6 134.5 134.2 135.0 135.1 (p)135.5

12-month % change

-1.1 -0.1 -0.5 0.3 0.1 (p)0.1

Information(3)

9.1 8.9 9.0 8.9 8.8 (p)8.9

12-month % change

-2.2 -4.3 -2.2 -3.3 -4.3 (p)-3.3

Financial Activities(3)

36.8 36.1 35.9 34.8 35.0 (p)34.5

12-month % change

1.1 -1.1 -1.1 -5.2 -4.4 (p)-5.2

Professional & Business Services(3)

66.0 66.3 67.0 67.3 66.4 (p)66.3

12-month % change

-1.0 -0.6 0.8 0.0 -1.0 (p)-0.5

Education & Health Services(3)

132.2 132.8 133.3 133.5 133.6 (p)134.6

12-month % change

3.7 4.0 4.3 3.6 3.4 (p)4.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

76.4 77.3 77.1 76.7 77.0 (p)76.7

12-month % change

2.4 3.9 3.5 2.3 3.1 (p)2.7

Other Services(3)

54.7 54.6 54.6 55.2 54.7 (p)55.0

12-month % change

-1.3 -1.1 -1.1 -0.2 -1.6 (p)-1.3

Government(3)

152.1 151.5 152.7 152.0 161.5 (p)151.4

12-month % change

0.5 0.3 0.7 -0.3 6.3 (p)-0.7

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 Feb 2017
Washington, DC-VA-MD-WV, Division Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Hagerstown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Charleston, WV, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Huntington Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Parkersburg Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Wheeling Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Charleston, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Morgantown, WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
West Virginia: Nonfarm employment and labor force data, not seasonally adjusted Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Mid-Atlantic Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Mid-Atlantic - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Feb 2017
Mid-Atlantic Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Charleston – May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release May 2016
Washington Area Employment – October 2016 Employment News Release Dec 2016
Average Energy Prices, Washington-Baltimore – December 2016 Average energy prices News Release Jan 2017
Consumer Expenditures for the Washington Metropolitan Area: 2014-15 Consumer spending News Release Nov 2016
County Employment and Wages in the District of Columbia – Second Quarter 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
County Employment and Wages in West Virginia – Third Quarter 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Mar 2016
Average Energy Prices - Washington DC Average energy prices Table Feb 2017
Consumer Price Index, Washington-Baltimore – January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2017
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area Employment Employment Table Oct 2014
Changing Compensation Costs in the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area – December 2016 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2017
Fatal Work Injuries in West Virginia — 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2016
Workplace Fatalities in West Virginia – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Nov 2014
Fatal Work Injuries in the Washington, D.C. Area — 2014 Workplace fatalities News Release Jan 2016
Consumer Price Index Historical Tables for Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV Consumer price indexes Table Feb 2017
Summary of annual and semi-annual indexes Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2017
Workplace Fatalities in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV – Full Tables Workplace fatalities Table Feb 2014
Consumer Price Index, South Region – January 2017 Consumer price indexes News Release Feb 2017
Unemployment in the Washington Area by County – December 2016 Unemployment News Release Feb 2017
Occupational Employment and Wages in Washington-Arlington-Alexandria – May 2015 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2016
Morgantown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017
Weirton Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2017