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

 

2015

71.3 76.5 76.7 78.5 73.4 73.2 73.1 74.2 77.2 79.9 79.6 78.9 76.0

2016

72.1 77.5 78.1 78.9 78.8 73.9 73.6 (P) 74.6          

Manufacturing

 

2015

4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1

2016

4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1 (P) 4.0          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2015

10.0 9.9 9.7 10.0 9.9 9.9 9.8 9.8 10.2 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.1

2016

10.2 10.0 9.9 10.1 10.0 10.2 10.2 (P) 10.1          

Professional & Business Services

 

2015

5.7 5.9 5.8 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.5 6.3 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.2

2016

6.1 6.2 6.2 6.4 6.4 6.4 6.4 (P) 6.4          

Educational & Health Services

 

2015

9.2 9.2 9.2 9.3 9.3 9.3 9.5 9.4 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.3 9.3

2016

9.2 9.3 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 (P) 9.4          

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2015

6.5 6.7 6.8 7.1 7.2 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.3 7.2 7.0 7.0 7.0

2016

6.7 7.0 7.2 7.5 7.4 7.6 7.7 (P) 7.6          

Government

 

2015

26.9 31.8 32.2 32.5 27.0 26.9 26.7 27.8 30.6 33.1 33.0 32.6 30.1

2016

27.4 32.4 32.8 32.8 32.8 27.6 27.0 (P) 28.2          

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

 

2015

(R) 74,269 (R) 78,536 (R) 78,439 (R) 79,492 (R) 75,413 (R) 75,807 (R) 76,783 (R) 77,028 (R) 78,264 (R) 80,536 (R) 80,304 (R) 79,779 (R) 77,888

2016

75,251 80,149 80,566 80,295 80,719 76,740 77,591 (P) 77,996          

Employment

 

2015

(R) 70,887 (R) 75,340 (R) 75,430 (R) 76,886 (R) 72,171 (R) 72,403 (R) 73,293 (R) 73,827 (R) 75,658 (R) 78,032 (R) 77,731 (R) 77,366 (R) 74,919

2016

72,099 77,054 77,235 77,261 77,332 73,146 73,635 (P) 74,228          

Unemployment

 

2015

(R) 3,382 (R) 3,196 (R) 3,009 (R) 2,606 (R) 3,242 (R) 3,404 (R) 3,490 (R) 3,201 (R) 2,606 (R) 2,504 (R) 2,573 (R) 2,413 (R) 2,969

2016

3,152 3,095 3,331 3,034 3,387 3,594 3,956 (P) 3,768          

Unemployment Rate

 

2015

(R) 4.6 (R) 4.1 (R) 3.8 (R) 3.3 (R) 4.3 (R) 4.5 (R) 4.5 (R) 4.2 (R) 3.3 (R) 3.1 (R) 3.2 (R) 3.0 (R) 3.8

2016

4.2 3.9 4.1 3.8 4.2 4.7 5.1 (P) 4.8          

Footnotes
(R) Revised
(P) Preliminary

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