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

2018

76.9 79.8 80.6 81.2 80.9 74.9 74.8 79.1 81.8 83.6 84.3 82.9 80.1

2019

78.6 82.5 82.8 83.7 83.0 77.9 (p)77.8            

Manufacturing

2018

4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2

2019

4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.2 (p)4.2            

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2018

9.9 9.9 9.9 10.0 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.6 9.9 10.1 10.4 10.1 9.9

2019

10.0 9.8 9.7 9.6 9.6 9.7 (p)9.5            

Professional & Business Services

2018

6.6 6.7 6.7 7.1 7.1 6.7 6.8 7.5 7.5 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.1

2019

7.2 7.3 7.3 7.5 7.5 7.5 (p)7.5            

Educational & Health Services

2018

10.0 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.2 10.1 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.2

2019

10.1 10.3 10.3 10.3 10.2 10.3 (p)10.3            

Leisure & Hospitality

2018

7.0 7.2 7.2 7.4 7.0 6.9 6.9 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.1 7.1 7.2

2019

7.0 7.0 7.1 7.3 7.4 7.6 (p)7.7            

Government

2018

30.1 32.6 33.3 33.1 33.1 27.5 27.1 30.2 33.0 34.5 35.1 34.6 32.0

2019

30.7 34.4 34.9 35.0 34.2 29.2 (p)28.9            

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

2018

77,398 80,106 80,117 80,212 80,071 75,962 77,002 79,412 81,008 82,361 82,865 81,785 79,859

2019

79,352 83,004 82,671 82,538 82,359 78,504 (p)79,782            

Employment

2018

74,509 77,102 77,632 77,893 77,654 72,996 73,997 76,782 78,599 79,994 80,727 79,398 77,274

2019

76,837 80,482 80,430 80,647 79,883 75,988 (p)76,792            

Unemployment

2018

2,889 3,004 2,485 2,319 2,417 2,966 3,005 2,630 2,409 2,367 2,138 2,387 2,585

2019

2,515 2,522 2,241 1,891 2,476 2,516 (p)2,990            

Unemployment Rate

2018

3.7 3.8 3.1 2.9 3.0 3.9 3.9 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.9 3.2

2019

3.2 3.0 2.7 2.3 3.0 3.2 (p)3.7            

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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