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

 

2014

73.2 76.2 75.5 77.3 77.4 72.7 72.6 74.3 77.3 79.6 80.6 78.3 76.3

2015

72.9 (P) 75.3                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

3.9 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9

2015

3.9 (P) 3.9                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

10.1 10.0 9.9 10.1 10.0 9.9 9.8 9.9 10.2 10.7 10.8 10.7 10.2

2015

10.4 (P) 10.4                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

5.6 5.7 5.7 6.0 6.2 6.1 6.2 6.4 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.1

2015

6.0 (P) 6.1                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

9.2 9.2 9.3 9.2 9.3 9.5 9.6 9.6 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.5 9.4

2015

9.4 (P) 9.6                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

6.6 7.0 6.9 7.0 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.8 7.0 6.9 6.8 6.7 6.9

2015

6.5 (P) 6.5                      

Government

 

2014

29.5 32.0 31.3 32.0 31.7 27.1 26.7 27.9 30.9 32.8 33.4 31.7 30.6

2015

27.1 (P) 29.3                      

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

 

2014

(1) 72,730 (1) 76,702 (1) 76,961 (1) 76,581 (1) 76,995 (1) 73,227 (1) 74,277 (1) 74,566 (1) 76,660 (1) 78,375 (1) 78,849 (1) 76,468  

2015

(P) 76,553                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 68,837 (1) 72,995 (1) 73,341 (1) 73,754 (1) 73,631 (1) 69,629 (1) 70,444 (1) 70,826 (1) 73,766 (1) 75,673 (1) 76,104 (1) 73,861  

2015

(P) 73,304                        

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 3,893 (1) 3,707 (1) 3,620 (1) 2,827 (1) 3,364 (1) 3,598 (1) 3,833 (1) 3,740 (1) 2,894 (1) 2,702 (1) 2,745 (1) 2,607  

2015

(P) 3,249                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 5.4 (1) 4.8 (1) 4.7 (1) 3.7 (1) 4.4 (1) 4.9 (1) 5.2 (1) 5.0 (1) 3.8 (1) 3.4 (1) 3.5 (1) 3.4  

2015

(P) 4.2                        

Footnotes
(1) Data are provisional, subject to revision on April 21.
(P) Preliminary

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