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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

2019

78.2 80.3 81.3 82.3 81.3 75.5 75.6 79.1 81.2 82.3 83.0 81.7 80.2

2020

81.1 (p)83.6                      

Manufacturing

2019

4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3

2020

4.2 (p)4.3                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

9.8 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.5 9.5 9.3 9.4 9.6 9.6 9.8 9.7 9.6

2020

9.4 (p)9.3                      

Professional & Business Services

2019

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

2020

6.6 (p)6.7                      

Educational & Health Services

2019

10.1 10.2 10.2 10.3 10.2 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.4 10.4 10.3

2020

10.3 (p)10.4                      

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

7.0 7.3 7.4 7.6 7.1 6.9 7.2 7.4 7.5 7.4 7.2 7.2 7.3

2020

7.1 (p)7.3                      

Government

2019

31.0 32.9 33.8 33.7 33.4 28.0 27.7 30.8 33.0 34.0 34.8 34.5 32.3

2020

34.3 (p)36.7                      

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

2019

79,352 83,004 82,671 82,538 82,359 78,504 79,794 80,261 83,246 84,535 84,355 (p)82,967  

2020

(p)81,831                        

Employment

2019

76,837 80,482 80,430 80,647 79,883 75,988 76,783 77,765 80,754 81,751 81,720 (p)80,116  

2020

(p)78,720                        

Unemployment

2019

2,515 2,522 2,241 1,891 2,476 2,516 3,011 2,496 2,492 2,784 2,635 (p)2,851  

2020

(p)3,111                        

Unemployment Rate

2019

3.2 3.0 2.7 2.3 3.0 3.2 3.8 3.1 3.0 3.3 3.1 (p)3.4  

2020

(p)3.8                        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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