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 78.0 77.7 79.0 79.1 (P) 74.3              

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 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 (P) 4.0              

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 10.6 10.4 10.6 10.4 (P) 10.5              

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 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.2 (P) 6.3              

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 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.6 (P) 9.7              

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 6.5 6.7 7.0 6.9 (P) 7.0              

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 32.0 32.2 32.4 32.7 (P) 27.9              

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

76,033 78,311 77,578 77,952 78,317 74,846 76,106 76,917 78,163 80,010 80,531 78,257 77,752

2015

74,736 78,965 78,320 79,109 79,731 (P) 76,053              

Employment

 

2014

72,262 74,693 74,033 75,196 75,064 71,350 72,339 73,259 75,314 77,362 77,832 75,687 74,533

2015

71,505 75,856 75,380 76,611 76,601 (P) 72,698              

Unemployment

 

2014

3,771 3,618 3,545 2,756 3,253 3,496 3,767 3,658 2,849 2,648 2,699 2,570 3,219

2015

3,231 3,109 2,940 2,498 3,130 (P) 3,355              

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

5.0 4.6 4.6 3.5 4.2 4.7 4.9 4.8 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.3 4.1

2015

4.3 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.9 (P) 4.4              

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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