State College, PA: 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
State College, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2015

71.3 76.5 76.7 78.5 73.4 73.2 73.1 74.2 77.2 79.9 79.6 78.9 76.0

2016

72.1 77.5 78.1 78.9 78.8 73.9 73.6 74.9 78.6 (p)80.7      

Manufacturing

2015

4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1

2016

4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 (p)4.0      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2015

10.0 9.9 9.7 10.0 9.9 9.9 9.8 9.8 10.2 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.1

2016

10.2 10.0 9.9 10.1 10.0 10.2 10.2 10.1 10.3 (p)10.4      

Professional & Business Services

2015

5.7 5.9 5.8 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.5 6.3 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.2

2016

6.1 6.2 6.2 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.5 (p)6.5      

Educational & Health Services

2015

9.2 9.2 9.2 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.5 9.4 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.3 9.3

2016

9.2 9.3 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.5 (p)9.6      

Leisure & Hospitality

2015

6.5 6.7 6.8 7.1 7.2 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.3 7.2 7.0 7.0 7.0

2016

6.7 7.0 7.2 7.5 7.4 7.6 7.7 7.6 8.0 (p)7.9      

Government

2015

26.9 31.8 32.2 32.5 27.0 26.9 26.7 27.8 30.6 33.1 33.0 32.6 30.1

2016

27.4 32.4 32.8 32.8 32.8 27.6 27.0 28.4 31.2 (p)33.3      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

State College, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2015

74,269 78,536 78,439 79,492 75,413 75,807 76,783 77,028 78,264 80,536 80,304 79,779 77,888

2016

75,251 80,149 80,566 80,295 80,719 76,740 77,591 78,260 80,503 (p)81,805      

Employment

2015

70,887 75,340 75,430 76,886 72,171 72,403 73,293 73,827 75,658 78,032 77,731 77,366 74,919

2016

72,099 77,054 77,235 77,261 77,332 73,146 73,635 74,491 77,328 (p)78,496      

Unemployment

2015

3,382 3,196 3,009 2,606 3,242 3,404 3,490 3,201 2,606 2,504 2,573 2,413 2,969

2016

3,152 3,095 3,331 3,034 3,387 3,594 3,956 3,769 3,175 (p)3,309      

Unemployment Rate

2015

4.6 4.1 3.8 3.3 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.2 3.3 3.1 3.2 3.0 3.8

2016

4.2 3.9 4.1 3.8 4.2 4.7 5.1 4.8 3.9 (p)4.0      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The State College, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Centre County in Pennsylvania.