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Metro Mix — Wheeling, West Virgina

Snapshots of economic conditions and prospects for MSAs in the Fourth District

Wheeling Metro Mix (2015:Q1) | PDF

The Wheeling metro area eclipsed its December 2007 employment level early in 2014, but by June, the metro area’s employment had fallen back below this benchmark by about 1 percent. Nevertheless, the area’s unemployment rate ended two-tenths of a percentage point below the national average in 2014, and inflation-adjusted average weekly wages rose more than 7 percent during the year. Read more…