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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

2021

56.9 57.1 57.7 58.5 59.2 59.4 59.3 59.1 59.3 59.5 59.9 60.0 58.8

2022

59.1 59.1 59.4 59.9 60.4 60.7 (p)60.5            

Mining, Logging, and Construction

2021

2.5 2.4 2.5 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.7

2022

2.6 2.5 2.6 2.8 2.8 2.9 (p)2.9            

Manufacturing

2021

6.7 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6

2022

6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.6 (p)6.6            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

13.8 13.7 13.8 13.8 13.9 14.1 13.9 13.8 13.9 14.2 14.4 14.6 14.0

2022

14.3 14.3 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 (p)14.5            

Information

2021

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

2022

0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 (p)0.9            

Financial Activities

2021

1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4

2022

1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 (p)1.4            

Professional & Business Services

2021

4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.4 5.4 5.1

2022

5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.4 (p)5.4            

Educational & Health Services

2021

12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.8 12.7 12.6 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.7 12.6 12.7

2022

12.5 12.5 12.5 12.6 12.6 12.6 (p)12.8            

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

4.4 4.6 4.7 5.1 5.7 5.8 5.9 5.8 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.3 5.3

2022

5.2 5.2 5.2 5.4 5.8 6.1 (p)6.1            

Other Services

2021

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6

2022

2.6 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 (p)2.7            

Government

2021

7.5 7.6 7.8 7.7 7.7 7.6 7.4 7.4 7.7 7.8 7.9 7.9 7.7

2022

7.7 7.8 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.5 (p)7.2            

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

2021

(1)59,297 (1)59,094 (1)58,885 (1)59,084 (1)59,502 (1)60,251 (1)60,551 (1)59,752 (1)58,774 (1)58,845 (1)58,586 (1)58,229 (1)59,237

2022

59,204 58,601 58,974 58,583 59,760 (p)60,104              

Employment

2021

(1)54,871 (1)54,898 (1)55,094 (1)55,499 (1)55,910 (1)56,324 (1)56,414 (1)55,962 (1)55,792 (1)55,896 (1)56,005 (1)55,748 (1)55,701

2022

56,000 55,739 56,372 56,245 57,481 (p)57,305              

Unemployment

2021

(1)4,426 (1)4,196 (1)3,791 (1)3,585 (1)3,592 (1)3,927 (1)4,137 (1)3,790 (1)2,982 (1)2,949 (1)2,581 (1)2,481 (1)3,536

2022

3,204 2,862 2,602 2,338 2,279 (p)2,799              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)7.5 (1)7.1 (1)6.4 (1)6.1 (1)6.0 (1)6.5 (1)6.8 (1)6.3 (1)5.1 (1)5.0 (1)4.4 (1)4.3 (1)6.0

2022

5.4 4.9 4.4 4.0 3.8 (p)4.7              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(p) Preliminary

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