Lancaster, PA: Nonfarm employment and labor force data

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Employment data from the Current Employment Statistics program
(not seasonally adjusted data, all employees, in thousands)
Sector
Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2015

237.4 239.0 240.9 243.7 246.1 245.7 244.7 245.2 246.8 248.0 247.4 248.8 244.5

2016

242.7 242.7 243.7 247.3 247.7 247.7 245.6 246.9 247.7 (p)248.7      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2015

14.8 14.6 14.8 15.5 15.9 16.3 16.4 16.4 16.1 16.2 16.2 15.9 15.8

2016

15.3 15.1 15.3 15.8 16.0 16.4 16.4 16.3 16.1 (p)16.2      

Manufacturing

2015

35.8 35.8 36.1 36.1 36.3 36.5 36.7 36.6 36.4 36.4 36.4 36.5 36.3

2016

36.1 35.9 36.3 36.4 36.5 36.7 36.7 36.8 36.5 (p)36.4      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2015

55.0 54.8 55.0 55.5 55.9 55.9 55.9 56.1 56.1 57.3 58.8 59.8 56.3

2016

57.4 57.3 57.5 58.0 58.1 57.9 57.9 58.0 57.9 (p)58.4      

Information

2015

3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1

2016

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 (p)3.0      

Financial Activities

2015

8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.9 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.8

2016

8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.7 8.8 8.8 8.8 8.7 (p)8.7      

Professional & Business Services

2015

23.4 23.4 23.8 23.5 23.5 23.7 24.3 24.1 24.0 23.4 22.9 22.9 23.6

2016

22.5 22.7 22.3 22.8 22.9 23.3 23.6 24.0 23.7 (p)23.7      

Educational & Health Services

2015

42.6 43.9 43.9 44.1 43.6 42.6 42.7 42.5 44.1 44.6 44.2 44.5 43.6

2016

44.3 44.0 43.8 44.3 43.1 42.2 41.7 42.1 42.9 (p)43.5      

Leisure & Hospitality

2015

20.7 20.6 21.3 22.8 24.6 25.4 25.6 26.1 24.5 24.1 22.9 23.1 23.5

2016

21.9 21.8 22.5 23.8 25.3 26.3 26.5 26.5 24.9 (p)24.6      

Other Services

2015

13.6 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.9 14.0 14.0 14.0 13.8 13.9 13.9 14.0 13.9

2016

13.9 13.9 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.3 14.3 14.2 (p)14.2      

Government

2015

19.8 20.5 20.5 20.6 20.3 19.2 17.0 17.4 20.0 20.3 20.3 20.3 19.7

2016

19.5 20.2 20.2 20.3 19.9 18.8 16.7 17.1 19.8 (p)20.0      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2015

272,091 271,205 272,581 272,558 277,401 279,537 283,134 279,930 275,271 276,220 274,448 276,048 275,869

2016

276,651 277,138 277,892 277,826 279,576 281,741 284,002 283,456 279,388 (p)277,700      

Employment

2015

259,033 259,053 261,126 262,596 265,574 267,059 270,147 268,169 265,524 266,987 265,382 267,813 264,872

2016

265,629 265,861 266,290 267,082 268,078 269,232 269,966 269,915 267,887 (p)266,047      

Unemployment

2015

13,058 12,152 11,455 9,962 11,827 12,478 12,987 11,761 9,747 9,233 9,066 8,235 10,997

2016

11,022 11,277 11,602 10,744 11,498 12,509 14,036 13,541 11,501 (p)11,653      

Unemployment Rate

2015

4.8 4.5 4.2 3.7 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.2 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.0 4.0

2016

4.0 4.1 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.4 4.9 4.8 4.1 (p)4.2      

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Lancaster, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Lancaster County in Pennsylvania.