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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

2021

68.6 71.7 73.4 73.8 74.0 70.6 71.0 72.9 75.4 76.7 77.0 76.8 73.5

2022

74.1 75.8 76.2 76.9 76.9 (p)72.3              

Manufacturing

2021

4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4

2022

4.4 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 (p)4.5              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

9.3 9.3 9.4 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.5 9.8 9.9 10.1 9.5

2022

9.6 9.6 9.6 9.6 9.0 (p)8.9              

Professional & Business Services

2021

5.7 5.8 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.0 6.0

2022

5.9 5.9 5.9 6.0 5.9 (p)6.0              

Educational & Health Services

2021

9.0 9.1 9.2 9.1 9.1 9.2 9.4 9.3 9.1 9.2 9.2 9.1 9.2

2022

9.1 9.1 9.2 9.2 9.2 (p)9.2              

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

4.5 5.2 5.5 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.9 6.0 6.3 6.4 6.4 6.2 5.8

2022

6.0 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.4 (p)6.5              

Government

2021

27.6 29.6 30.6 30.6 30.5 26.7 26.6 28.3 30.8 31.6 31.8 31.8 29.7

2022

29.7 31.3 31.6 31.9 31.9 (p)27.2              

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

2021

(1)73,486 (1)75,885 (1)76,222 (1)75,997 (1)76,599 (1)74,168 (1)75,000 (1)75,974 (1)76,947 (1)77,909 (1)77,355 (1)76,815 (1)76,030

2022

76,207 77,060 77,785 77,363 78,505 (p)74,406              

Employment

2021

(1)69,209 (1)71,906 (1)72,682 (1)72,692 (1)73,085 (1)69,985 (1)70,722 (1)72,068 (1)73,990 (1)74,987 (1)74,877 (1)74,359 (1)72,547

2022

73,181 74,425 75,205 75,144 76,136 (p)71,388              

Unemployment

2021

(1)4,277 (1)3,979 (1)3,540 (1)3,305 (1)3,514 (1)4,183 (1)4,278 (1)3,906 (1)2,957 (1)2,922 (1)2,478 (1)2,456 (1)3,483

2022

3,026 2,635 2,580 2,219 2,369 (p)3,018              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)5.8 (1)5.2 (1)4.6 (1)4.3 (1)4.6 (1)5.6 (1)5.7 (1)5.1 (1)3.8 (1)3.8 (1)3.2 (1)3.2 (1)4.6

2022

4.0 3.4 3.3 2.9 3.0 (p)4.1              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(p) Preliminary

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