Wheeling, West Virginia Job Growth
There were 69,600 jobs in Wheeling, West Virginia in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 65,467 employed persons for the month. Wheeling lost 200 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 39 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Wheeling 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.
Wheeling, West Virginia Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Wheeling 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 Wheeling, West Virginia
CES employment for Wheeling peaked in June 2019 at 70,000. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Wheeling according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,937 for Wheeling in February 2008. 470 jobs have been lost in Wheeling since then according to the household survey. From a February 2017 low of 60,816, Wheeling has added 4,651 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Wheeling, West Virginia Employment History