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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

2020

80.5 80.9 79.6 68.1 71.3 67.9 69.3 71.1 73.4 73.6 73.4 72.3 73.5

2021

68.3 70.3 71.9 (p)72.4                  

Manufacturing

2020

4.3 4.3 4.3 3.8 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2

2021

4.2 4.2 4.2 (p)4.3                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2020

9.7 9.7 9.4 7.4 8.1 8.6 8.7 8.7 9.1 9.2 9.5 9.5 9.0

2021

9.1 9.0 9.0 (p)9.0                  

Professional & Business Services

2020

6.3 6.3 6.2 5.5 5.7 5.8 5.9 6.1 5.9 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.9

2021

5.7 5.7 5.7 (p)5.8                  

Educational & Health Services

2020

10.0 10.1 10.0 8.6 8.9 9.2 9.4 9.4 9.3 9.7 9.7 9.6 9.5

2021

9.5 9.5 9.6 (p)9.6                  

Leisure & Hospitality

2020

7.0 7.4 6.5 2.5 3.2 4.5 4.8 5.0 5.5 5.5 5.3 4.6 5.2

2021

4.5 4.8 4.9 (p)5.2                  

Government

2020

34.0 33.9 34.1 33.7 33.1 26.8 27.0 28.5 30.4 30.5 30.5 30.7 31.1

2021

27.9 29.8 31.0 (p)30.9                  

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

2020

(1)81,051 (1)81,503 (1)79,691 (1)75,259 (1)78,043 (1)73,335 (1)74,175 (1)73,402 (1)75,792 (1)75,621 (1)74,962 (1)74,160 (1)76,416

2021

71,412 73,454 73,942 (p)73,468                  

Employment

2020

(1)78,036 (1)78,422 (1)76,396 (1)67,561 (1)71,413 (1)67,081 (1)67,499 (1)68,992 (1)72,713 (1)72,723 (1)71,983 (1)70,640 (1)71,955

2021

67,111 69,335 70,416 (p)70,467                  

Unemployment

2020

(1)3,015 (1)3,081 (1)3,295 (1)7,698 (1)6,630 (1)6,254 (1)6,676 (1)4,410 (1)3,079 (1)2,898 (1)2,979 (1)3,520 (1)4,461

2021

4,301 4,119 3,526 (p)3,001                  

Unemployment Rate

2020

(1)3.7 (1)3.8 (1)4.1 (1)10.2 (1)8.5 (1)8.5 (1)9.0 (1)6.0 (1)4.1 (1)3.8 (1)4.0 (1)4.7 (1)5.8

2021

6.0 5.6 4.8 (p)4.1                  

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(p) Preliminary

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