State College, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 69,800 jobs in State College, Pennsylvania in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,185 employed persons for the month. State College lost 1,100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 396 (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 January 2020 at 82,700. Since then 12,900 jobs have been lost in State College according to the employer survey. From a trough of 66,100 in April 2020, State College has gained 3,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 78,286 for State College in February 2020. 8,101 jobs have been lost in State College since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 69,816, State College has added 369 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
State College, Pennsylvania Employment History