State College, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 78,400 jobs in State College, Pennsylvania in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,761 employed persons for the month. State College lost 100 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 140 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare State College job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
State College, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for State College as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for State College, Pennsylvania
CES employment for State College peaked in July 2017 at 78,600. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in State College according to the employer survey. From a trough of 77,900 in October 2017, State College has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,789 for State College in February 2016. 3,028 jobs have been lost in State College since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 74,621, State College has added 140 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
State College, Pennsylvania Employment History