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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Unemployment

The BLS reported that the unemployment rate for Gettysburg fell 0.0 percentage points in April 2022 to 3.2%. For the same month, the metro unemployment rate was 1.6 percentage points lower than the Pennsylvania rate. The unemployment rate in Gettysburg peaked in April 2020 at 15.1% and is now 11.9 percentage points lower. From a post peak low of 3.2% in March 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 April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
National 3.6% 0.0 -2.4
Pennsylvania 4.8% -0.1 -2.1
Gettysburg 3.2% 0.0 -1.6
Note: Metro level data is now seasonally adjusted.1 All comparisons are made with April 2022 data as May 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 5,986 fewer people unemployed in the metropolitan area.

Unemployed Persons April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
Gettysburg 1,739 -43 -849

Number of Unemployed Persons

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Unemployment History

Date National
Unemployment Rate
Pennsylvania
Unemployment Rate
Gettysburg
Unemployment Rate
Gettysburg
Unemployed
May
2022
3.6%
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
October
2021
4.6% 5.6% 3.9% 2,137
September
2021
4.7% 5.8% 4.1% 2,227
August
2021
5.2% 6.1% 4.3% 2,334
July
2021
5.4% 6.4% 4.5% 2,432
June
2021
5.9% 6.6% 4.6% 2,504

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.