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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 72.5 72.2 (p)73.8          

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 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 8.9 8.9 (p)9.0          

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 6.0 6.0 (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 9.2 9.2 (p)9.3          

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 6.4 6.6 (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 27.2 26.9 (p)28.6          

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

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

2022

76,207 77,060 77,785 77,363 78,505 74,523 74,644 75,820 (p)77,813        

Employment

2021

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

2022

73,181 74,425 75,205 75,144 76,136 71,531 71,746 72,962 (p)75,801        

Unemployment

2021

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

2022

3,026 2,635 2,580 2,219 2,369 2,992 2,898 2,858 (p)2,012        

Unemployment Rate

2021

5.8 5.2 4.6 4.3 4.6 5.6 5.7 5.1 3.8 3.8 3.2 3.2 4.6

2022

4.0 3.4 3.3 2.9 3.0 4.0 3.9 3.8 (p)2.6        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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