Morgantown, West Virginia Job Growth
There were 70,500 jobs in Morgantown, West Virginia in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,185 employed persons for the month. Morgantown added 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 117 (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 January 2020 at 73,000. Since then 2,500 jobs have been lost in Morgantown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 59,900 in April 2020, Morgantown has gained 10,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in April 2022 for Morgantown is at a new high of 70,185.
Employment: CES, CPS
Morgantown, West Virginia Employment History