Morgantown, West Virginia Job Growth
There were 69,700 jobs in Morgantown, West Virginia in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 65,569 employed persons for the month. Morgantown added 100 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 52 (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 2018 at 71,600. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Morgantown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 69,600 in March 2019, Morgantown has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,066 for Morgantown in December 2017. 497 jobs have been lost in Morgantown since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 65,443, Morgantown has added 126 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Morgantown, West Virginia Employment History