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Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2023

103.4 103.5 103.9 104.8 105.1 103.9 103.7 103.0 104.5 104.5 105.0 104.8 104.2

2024

101.9 102.2 101.9 (p)102.9                  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2023

4.2 4.2 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4

2024

4.3 4.3 4.3 (p)4.4                  

Manufacturing

2023

10.3 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.0 10.4 9.6 9.3 9.3 10.1

2024

9.2 9.3 9.2 (p)9.3                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

25.9 25.6 25.6 25.7 25.8 25.5 25.3 25.2 25.3 26.1 27.0 27.2 25.9

2024

25.3 25.0 24.8 (p)24.9                  

Information

2023

1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7

2024

1.7 1.7 1.7 (p)1.7                  

Financial Activities

2023

4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6

2024

4.4 4.4 4.4 (p)4.4                  

Professional & Business Services

2023

10.9 10.8 10.8 10.9 10.8 10.7 10.8 10.7 10.6 10.6 10.5 10.4 10.7

2024

10.3 10.4 10.3 (p)10.5                  

Educational & Health Services

2023

15.6 15.7 15.7 15.8 15.8 16.1 15.9 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.3 16.0

2024

16.2 16.3 16.3 (p)16.4                  

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

9.4 9.5 9.6 9.8 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.2 9.9 9.7 9.5 9.4 9.8

2024

9.1 9.1 9.2 (p)9.5                  

Other Services

2023

3.1 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2

2024

3.2 3.2 3.2 (p)3.2                  

Government

2023

17.8 18.1 18.2 18.1 18.4 16.9 16.5 16.6 18.1 18.3 18.4 18.4 17.8

2024

18.2 18.5 18.5 (p)18.6                  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2023

(t)130,123 (t)130,657 (t)131,339 (t)130,749 (t)131,148 (t)131,580 (t)133,010 (t)132,078 (t)132,156 (t)131,918 (t)131,283 (t)130,432 (t)131,373

2024

129,253 129,716 130,454 (p)130,362                  

Employment

2023

(t)126,303 (t)126,715 (t)127,725 (t)127,777 (t)127,889 (t)127,776 (t)129,160 (t)127,750 (t)128,441 (t)128,046 (t)127,784 (t)126,901 (t)127,689

2024

124,860 124,948 125,847 (p)126,451                  

Unemployment

2023

(t)3,820 (t)3,942 (t)3,614 (t)2,972 (t)3,259 (t)3,804 (t)3,850 (t)4,328 (t)3,715 (t)3,872 (t)3,499 (t)3,531 (t)3,684

2024

4,393 4,768 4,607 (p)3,911                  

Unemployment Rate

2023

(t)2.9 (t)3.0 (t)2.8 (t)2.3 (t)2.5 (t)2.9 (t)2.9 (t)3.3 (t)2.8 (t)2.9 (t)2.7 (t)2.7 (t)2.8

2024

3.4 3.7 3.5 (p)3.0                  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(t) Data were subject to revision on April 19, 2024.

The Hagerstown-Martinsburg, Md.-W.Va. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Washington County in Maryland and Berkeley and Morgan Counties in West Virginia.