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State College, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 82,200 jobs in State College, Pennsylvania in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 79,286 employed persons for the month. State College added 500 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 104 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare State College job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 82,200 +500 +1,500
CPS 79,286 -104 +1,973

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 in August 2019 is at a new high of 82,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 79,390 for State College in July 2019. 104 jobs have been lost in State College since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

State College, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 82,200 500 79,286 -104
July 2019 81,700 200 79,390 33
June 2019 81,500 -200 79,357 63
May 2019 81,700 -400 79,294 73
April 2019 82,100 100 79,221 148
March 2019 82,000 -100 79,073 253
February 2019 82,100 900 78,820 376
January 2019 81,200 0 78,444 342
December 2018 81,200 300 78,102 -47
November 2018 80,900 0 78,149 47
October 2018 80,900 500 78,102 338
September 2018 80,400 -300 77,764 451