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

Total Nonfarm

2019

60.3 59.9 60.4 61.3 61.7 61.8 61.2 61.5 61.4 61.3 61.2 61.3 61.1

2020

60.2 (p)60.2                      

Mining, Logging, and Construction

2019

2.7 2.6 2.7 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 2.9 3.0

2020

2.7 (p)2.7                      

Manufacturing

2019

7.3 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.2

2020

7.1 (p)7.1                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

14.1 13.9 14.0 14.1 14.1 14.1 14.0 14.1 14.0 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.1

2020

13.9 (p)13.8                      

Information

2019

0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8

2020

0.8 (p)0.8                      

Financial Activities

2019

1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.5

2020

1.4 (p)1.4                      

Professional & Business Services

2019

5.2 5.3 5.3 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.3

2020

5.2 (p)5.2                      

Educational & Health Services

2019

12.8 12.8 12.9 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.7 12.9 12.9 12.8 12.9 13.0 12.8

2020

13.0 (p)13.0                      

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

5.1 5.0 5.1 5.6 6.0 6.3 6.2 6.2 5.8 5.5 5.4 5.5 5.6

2020

5.4 (p)5.4                      

Other Services

2019

2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8

2020

2.7 (p)2.7                      

Government

2019

8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.1 7.8 7.4 7.5 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.1 7.9

2020

8.0 (p)8.1                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2019

59,773 59,803 59,983 59,501 60,494 61,646 62,227 61,416 60,474 60,475 60,263 (p)60,428  

2020

(p)59,496                        

Employment

2019

57,234 57,277 57,673 57,655 58,363 59,071 59,199 58,582 58,084 57,772 57,582 (p)57,392  

2020

(p)56,286                        

Unemployment

2019

2,539 2,526 2,310 1,846 2,131 2,575 3,028 2,834 2,390 2,703 2,681 (p)3,036  

2020

(p)3,210                        

Unemployment Rate

2019

4.2 4.2 3.9 3.1 3.5 4.2 4.9 4.6 4.0 4.5 4.4 (p)5.0  

2020

(p)5.4                        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Altoona, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Blair County in Pennsylvania.