Number of Total Employment in West Virginia By County for All Industries in January, 2021 (QCEW)
Updated on October 9, 2022.

In January 2021, the following were the rankings of the top 10 West Virginia counties based on the number of Total employment they had for All Industries:

  1. Kanawha: 89,513
  2. Monongalia: 54,065
  3. Cabell: 48,519
  4. Berkeley: 34,870
  5. Harrison: 33,788
  6. Wood: 32,809
  7. Raleigh: 29,476
  8. Ohio: 25,910
  9. Putnam: 18,737
  10. Mercer: 17,352

The following were the rankings of the top 10 West Virginia counties based on the number of Total jobs added to All Industries in January 2021:

  1. Wirt: 233
  2. Logan: 99
  3. Pocahontas: 97
  4. Grant: 68
  5. Summers: 58
  6. Barbour: 46
  7. Lewis: 38
  8. Boone: 29
  9. Ritchie: 21
  10. Clay: 18

In the two interactive visualizations and table below we show the number of Total employment, and the number of jobs added to All Industries for each West Virginia county in the January 2021. We also have similar information for the following sectors: Federal Government, State Government, Local Government, and Private.

You can see this same information for other states, and for the United States by state as well.

See links at the bottom of this page for similar data for other months. You can also see the monthly links for many other years, as well as similar data for many more industries here.

Number of Total Employment in West Virginia By County for All Industries in January, 2021
Number of Total Jobs Added By West Virginia Counties for All Industries in January, 2021
Number of Total Employment in West Virginia By County for All Industries in January, 2021
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County Number of Employment Jobs Added
Barbour 3676 46
Berkeley 34870 -1572
Boone 4314 29
Braxton 3430 -104
Brooke 7083 -69
Cabell 48519 -1269
Calhoun 982 -74
Clay 1293 18
Doddridge 1502 -71
Fayette 8997 -360
Gilmer 1628 -97
Grant 3293 68
Greenbrier 12113 -183
Hampshire 3631 1
Hancock 8251 -228
Hardy 5274 -55
Harrison 33788 -272
Jackson 7199 -230
Jefferson 14103 -276
Kanawha 89513 -1291
Lewis 5060 38
Lincoln 2160 -86
Logan 9325 99
McDowell 3908 -112
Marion 16014 -673
Marshall 10038 -672
Mason 5384 -167
Mercer 17352 -196
Mineral 7554 -149
Mingo 3926 -127
Monongalia 54065 -323
Monroe 1834 -89
Morgan 2786 -25
Nicholas 6450 -123
Ohio 25910 -475
Pendleton 1385 -44
Pleasants 2295 3
Pocahontas 3404 97
Preston 6990 -112
Putnam 18737 -587
Raleigh 29476 -785
Randolph 10403 -189
Ritchie 3099 21
Roane 2671 -93
Summers 2067 58
Taylor 2956 -42
Tucker 2599 18
Tyler 1743 -43
Upshur 6914 -144
Wayne 7936 -172
Webster 1522 -52
Wetzel 4172 -132
Wirt 828 233
Wood 32809 -809
Wyoming 4139 -28

Number of Total Employment by each West Virginia county for All Industries for other Months and Years.

Use the links below to see the number of Total employment for All Industries for other months and years. You can also see the monthly links for many years at this link.
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West Virginia Number of Total Employment By County for Other Industries in January 2021

Use the links below to the number of Total employment for each West Virginia county in January 2021 for the following selected industries. You can also see this information for many more industries at this link.