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

2016

60.2 60.2 60.6 60.9 62.0 62.0 61.6 61.7 61.5 61.7 61.2 60.9 61.2

2017

60.0 59.7 (p)60.1                    

Mining, Logging, and Construction

2016

2.6 2.5 2.6 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.7 2.9

2017

2.5 2.5 (p)2.6                    

Manufacturing

2016

7.5 7.4 7.4 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.4

2017

7.2 7.2 (p)7.2                    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

14.3 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.4 14.2 14.2 14.3 14.3 14.5 14.3 14.3 14.3

2017

13.9 13.7 (p)13.9                    

Information

2016

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

2017

0.9 0.9 (p)0.9                    

Financial Activities

2016

1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

2017

1.6 1.6 (p)1.6                    

Professional & Business Services

2016

5.4 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.5

2017

5.3 5.3 (p)5.3                    

Educational & Health Services

2016

12.4 12.4 12.4 12.4 12.5 12.4 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.6 12.6 12.5

2017

12.7 12.8 (p)12.9                    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

5.1 5.1 5.2 5.2 6.1 6.4 6.3 6.4 5.8 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.7

2017

5.5 5.4 (p)5.5                    

Other Services

2016

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

2017

2.7 2.7 (p)2.7                    

Government

2016

7.7 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.8 7.6 7.3 7.3 7.8 8.0 7.9 7.9 7.8

2017

7.7 7.6 (p)7.5                    

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

2016

(r)61,031 (r)60,888 (r)61,098 (r)60,685 (r)61,662 (r)62,206 (r)62,633 (r)62,066 (r)60,872 (r)60,502 (r)59,892 (r)59,417 (r)61,079

2017

59,810 (p)59,357                      

Employment

2016

(r)57,594 (r)57,479 (r)57,654 (r)57,577 (r)58,605 (r)58,755 (r)58,973 (r)58,599 (r)57,788 (r)57,410 (r)57,030 (r)56,498 (r)57,830

2017

56,574 (p)56,084                      

Unemployment

2016

(r)3,437 (r)3,409 (r)3,444 (r)3,108 (r)3,057 (r)3,451 (r)3,660 (r)3,467 (r)3,084 (r)3,092 (r)2,862 (r)2,919 (r)3,249

2017

3,236 (p)3,273                      

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)5.6 (r)5.6 (r)5.6 (r)5.1 (r)5.0 (r)5.5 (r)5.8 (r)5.6 (r)5.1 (r)5.1 (r)4.8 (r)4.9 (r)5.3

2017

5.4 (p)5.5                      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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