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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 73.0 73.4 69.3 69.9 (p)69.7          

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 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3 (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 9.0 8.9 8.8 8.8 (p)8.9          

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 5.8 5.8 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 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.5 (p)9.4          

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 5.4 5.6 5.9 6.2 (p)6.0          

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 31.2 31.2 27.2 27.0 (p)27.2          

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

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

2021

71,412 73,454 73,942 74,039 74,539 71,707 73,010 (p)72,442          

Employment

2020

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

2021

67,111 69,335 70,416 70,993 71,571 67,999 68,948 (p)68,495          

Unemployment

2020

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

2021

4,301 4,119 3,526 3,046 2,968 3,708 4,062 (p)3,947          

Unemployment Rate

2020

3.7 3.8 4.1 10.2 8.5 8.5 9.0 6.0 4.1 3.8 4.0 4.7 5.8

2021

6.0 5.6 4.8 4.1 4.0 5.2 5.6 (p)5.4          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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