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Harrisburg Employment Data February 2022

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) most recently updated their labor force and employment related data for Harrisburg, PA. This most recent labor force data includes an analysis of Nonfarm employment through February 2022.

Some key figures for Harrisburg relate to the overall fall in unemployment from 19,774 unemployed in February 2021 to 11,842 unemployed in February 2022, bringing down the unemployment rate from 6.6 percent to 3.9 percent over 12 months.

Total Nonfarm employment (in departments such as mining, transportation, education, hospitality, etc) also grew from about 331,100 to 347,000, representing an increase in the employment rate.