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

2016

73.6 78.7 79.2 79.0 73.7 73.8 74.0 75.4 78.7 80.6 81.0 79.1 77.2

2017

74.0 78.9 79.1 80.1 78.2 73.6 73.7 74.9 78.5 80.1 (p)80.5    

Manufacturing

2016

4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.0

2017

3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 (p)4.0    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

10.2 10.0 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.6 9.6 9.6 10.0 10.0 10.2 10.2 9.9

2017

10.1 9.9 9.7 9.9 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.5 10.1 10.2 (p)10.5    

Professional & Business Services

2016

6.4 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.6 6.7 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.7

2017

6.8 6.8 6.8 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 (p)7.2    

Educational & Health Services

2016

9.5 9.5 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.7 9.8 9.7 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.7

2017

9.7 9.8 9.9 9.9 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.8 9.9 10.0 (p)10.0    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

7.1 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.4 7.3 7.1 7.0 7.2

2017

6.8 7.1 7.2 7.4 7.4 7.6 7.7 7.7 8.1 8.0 (p)7.8    

Government

2016

27.4 32.3 33.0 32.7 27.3 27.4 27.2 28.5 31.5 33.4 33.8 32.7 30.6

2017

28.2 32.8 33.3 33.7 31.5 26.9 26.6 27.8 30.6 32.2 (p)32.5    

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

2016

76,709 81,088 81,445 80,347 75,849 76,570 77,764 78,252 79,913 81,139 80,940 78,983 79,084

2017

75,644 79,895 80,116 80,773 79,146 75,183 76,098 76,022 78,321 78,896 (p)79,119    

Employment

2016

73,280 77,778 77,997 77,321 72,562 72,889 73,844 74,590 76,753 77,901 78,113 76,026 75,755

2017

72,538 76,738 77,201 78,049 75,874 72,150 72,769 73,086 75,738 76,505 (p)76,619    

Unemployment

2016

3,429 3,310 3,448 3,026 3,287 3,681 3,920 3,662 3,160 3,238 2,827 2,957 3,329

2017

3,106 3,157 2,915 2,724 3,272 3,033 3,329 2,936 2,583 2,391 (p)2,500    

Unemployment Rate

2016

4.5 4.1 4.2 3.8 4.3 4.8 5.0 4.7 4.0 4.0 3.5 3.7 4.2

2017

4.1 4.0 3.6 3.4 4.1 4.0 4.4 3.9 3.3 3.0 (p)3.2    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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