Morgantown, West Virginia Job Growth
There were 71,700 jobs in Morgantown, West Virginia in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,479 employed persons for the month. Morgantown added 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 138 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Morgantown job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Morgantown, West Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Morgantown as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Morgantown, West Virginia
CES employment for Morgantown peaked in September 2017 at 71,900. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Morgantown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 71,500 in October 2017, Morgantown has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 64,626 for Morgantown in September 2017. 147 jobs have been lost in Morgantown since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Morgantown, West Virginia Employment History