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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

2019

254.7 255.3 257.0 259.5 260.4 260.3 259.1 259.7 261.3 262.3 263.6 262.0 259.6

2020

256.9 (p)258.3                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2019

17.5 17.3 17.6 18.0 18.3 18.7 18.9 18.8 18.6 18.7 18.6 18.4 18.3

2020

18.0 (p)17.9                      

Manufacturing

2019

37.3 37.3 37.4 37.4 37.4 37.6 37.4 37.2 37.2 37.2 37.2 37.2 37.3

2020

36.9 (p)37.0                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

60.0 59.2 59.5 59.6 59.8 60.1 59.9 60.4 60.1 60.4 61.5 62.1 60.2

2020

60.3 (p)60.1                      

Information

2019

2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8

2020

2.8 (p)2.8                      

Financial Activities

2019

8.4 8.4 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5

2020

8.5 (p)8.5                      

Professional & Business Services

2019

26.4 26.7 26.6 27.1 27.1 27.3 27.1 27.2 27.0 27.2 27.3 27.0 27.0

2020

26.5 (p)26.6                      

Educational & Health Services

2019

47.1 47.6 47.6 47.7 46.7 45.7 45.9 46.3 47.8 48.2 49.1 48.6 47.4

2020

47.9 (p)48.4                      

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

23.2 22.9 23.8 25.2 26.4 27.4 27.8 27.7 26.1 25.7 24.9 24.8 25.5

2020

23.7 (p)23.6                      

Other Services

2019

12.3 12.4 12.4 12.4 12.6 12.7 12.7 12.7 12.6 12.6 12.6 12.6 12.6

2020

12.5 (p)12.6                      

Government

2019

19.7 20.7 20.8 20.8 20.8 19.4 17.8 18.0 20.6 21.0 21.1 20.0 20.1

2020

19.8 (p)20.8                      

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

2019

278,736 281,014 279,828 279,598 284,352 289,293 292,629 290,060 285,781 285,656 283,948 (p)283,323  

2020

(p)285,271                        

Employment

2019

269,632 271,716 271,456 272,644 275,896 279,794 281,541 279,533 276,865 275,677 274,504 (p)273,773  

2020

(p)274,062                        

Unemployment

2019

9,104 9,298 8,372 6,954 8,456 9,499 11,088 10,527 8,916 9,979 9,444 (p)9,550  

2020

(p)11,209                        

Unemployment Rate

2019

3.3 3.3 3.0 2.5 3.0 3.3 3.8 3.6 3.1 3.5 3.3 (p)3.4  

2020

(p)3.9                        

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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