Altoona, 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
Altoona, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

 

2013

59.9 59.9 60.4 60.7 61.3 61.4 60.4 60.9 60.6 60.9 61.2 61.0 60.7

2014

59.8 (P) 59.8                      

Mining, Logging, and Construction

 

2013

2.4 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.8 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.7

2014

2.4 (P) 2.4                      

Manufacturing

 

2013

7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.8 7.0

2014

6.8 (P) 6.8                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

15.2 15.0 15.1 15.1 15.1 15.2 15.0 15.1 15.0 15.4 15.6 15.8 15.2

2014

15.2 (P) 15.0                      

Information

 

2013

0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.9

2014

0.9 (P) 0.9                      

Financial Activities

 

2013

1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

2014

1.5 (P) 1.5                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

5.3 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.5

2014

5.4 (P) 5.5                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

11.8 11.9 11.8 11.8 11.9 12.1 11.8 12.0 12.0 12.1 12.1 12.1 12.0

2014

12.0 (P) 12.1                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

4.9 4.8 5.0 5.1 5.8 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.4 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.3

2014

4.9 (P) 4.9                      

Other Services

 

2013

2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8

2014

2.8 (P) 2.7                      

Government

 

2013

8.2 8.4 8.5 8.4 8.3 7.6 7.0 7.1 7.7 8.1 8.1 8.2 8.0

2014

7.9 (P) 8.0                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Altoona, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

 

2013

65,254 64,294 63,684 64,025 65,094 65,576 66,069 65,306 64,190 63,678 63,997 (P) 63,931  

2014

63,957 (P) 63,956                      

Employment

 

2013

59,507 59,177 59,137 59,856 60,777 60,846 61,480 60,774 60,266 59,770 60,017 (P) 60,123  

2014

59,812 (P) 59,816                      

Unemployment

 

2013

5,747 5,117 4,547 4,169 4,317 4,730 4,589 4,532 3,924 3,908 3,980 (P) 3,808  

2014

4,145 (P) 4,140                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

8.8 8.0 7.1 6.5 6.6 7.2 6.9 6.9 6.1 6.1 6.2 (P) 6.0  

2014

6.5 (P) 6.5                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

The Altoona, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Blair County in Pennsylvania.