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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

2019

78.2 80.3 81.3 82.3 81.3 75.5 75.6 79.1 81.2 82.3 83.0 81.7 80.2

2020

81.1 81.2 80.6 72.6 (p)73.6                

Manufacturing

2019

4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3

2020

4.2 4.3 4.3 4.0 (p)4.1                

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

9.8 9.7 9.7 9.7 9.5 9.5 9.3 9.4 9.6 9.6 9.8 9.7 9.6

2020

9.4 9.3 9.4 7.3 (p)7.6                

Professional & Business Services

2019

6.6 6.6 6.6 7.0 6.8 6.6 6.6 6.9 6.8 6.9 6.9 6.8 6.8

2020

6.6 6.7 6.6 6.3 (p)6.3                

Educational & Health Services

2019

10.1 10.2 10.2 10.3 10.2 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.4 10.4 10.3

2020

10.3 10.4 10.4 10.0 (p)10.0                

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

7.0 7.3 7.4 7.6 7.1 6.9 7.2 7.4 7.5 7.4 7.2 7.2 7.3

2020

7.1 7.3 6.9 3.4 (p)4.0                

Government

2019

31.0 32.9 33.8 33.7 33.4 28.0 27.7 30.8 33.0 34.0 34.8 34.5 32.3

2020

34.3 34.2 34.5 34.1 (p)33.6                

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

2019

(1)78,682 (1)80,520 (1)80,926 (1)80,820 (1)80,537 (1)76,322 (1)77,590 (1)79,777 (1)81,121 (1)82,034 (1)82,187 (1)81,215 (1)80,144

2020

81,792 82,197 80,846 79,742 (p)80,425                

Employment

2019

(1)75,951 (1)77,850 (1)78,474 (1)78,737 (1)77,900 (1)73,570 (1)74,383 (1)77,114 (1)78,480 (1)79,219 (1)79,502 (1)78,391 (1)77,464

2020

78,700 79,056 77,344 71,986 (p)73,854                

Unemployment

2019

(1)2,731 (1)2,670 (1)2,452 (1)2,083 (1)2,637 (1)2,752 (1)3,207 (1)2,663 (1)2,641 (1)2,815 (1)2,685 (1)2,824 (1)2,680

2020

3,092 3,141 3,502 7,756 (p)6,571                

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)3.5 (1)3.3 (1)3.0 (1)2.6 (1)3.3 (1)3.6 (1)4.1 (1)3.3 (1)3.3 (1)3.4 (1)3.3 (1)3.5 (1)3.3

2020

3.8 3.8 4.3 9.7 (p)8.2                

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(p) Preliminary

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