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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Gettysburg fell 0.0 percentage points in September 2022 to 3.0%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.1 percentage points lower than the Pennsylvania rate. The unemployment rate in Gettysburg peaked in April 2020 at 15.1% and is now 12.1 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.0% in July 2022, the unemployment rate has now grown by 0.0 percentage points. You can also compare Gettysburg unemployment with unemployment in other cities.

Unemployment Rate September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.5% -0.2 -1.2
Pennsylvania 4.1% -0.1 -1.7
Gettysburg 3.0% 0.0 -1.1
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with September 2022 data as October metro level unemployment data has not yet been released.

Unemployment Rate: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, National

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania monthly unemployment rate chart

Note: Recessions shown in gray.

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Unemployed

The number of people unemployed in Gettysburg peaked in April 2020 at 7,725. There are now 6,100 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Gettysburg 1,625 -40 -602

Number of Unemployed Persons

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Pennsylvania
Unemployment Rate
Gettysburg
Unemployment Rate
Gettysburg
Unemployed
October
2022
3.7%
September
2022
3.5% 4.1% 3.0% 1,625
August
2022
3.7% 4.2% 3.0% 1,665
July
2022
3.5% 4.3% 3.0% 1,649
June
2022
3.6% 4.5% 3.1% 1,682
May
2022
3.6% 4.6% 3.1% 1,693
April
2022
3.6% 4.8% 3.2% 1,739
March
2022
3.6% 4.9% 3.2% 1,782
February
2022
3.8% 5.1% 3.4% 1,880
January
2022
4.0% 5.4% 3.7% 2,020
December
2021
3.9% 5.5% 3.9% 2,117
November
2021
4.2% 5.5% 3.9% 2,113

1. Metro area unemployment rates are now seasonally adjusted. The BLS has started publishing smoothed seasonally adjusted metropolitan area data which makes comparisons to state and national data more relevant than the unadjusted numbers.