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

2016

243.2 243.9 246.5 250.0 251.4 250.5 249.7 249.8 252.2 253.0 252.5 252.1 249.6

2017

246.3 248.1 249.9 254.2 256.6 (p)256.5              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

15.4 15.2 15.5 15.9 16.2 16.5 16.8 16.7 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.3 16.2

2017

16.0 16.0 16.2 16.6 17.0 (p)17.4              

Manufacturing

2016

36.3 36.3 36.4 36.6 36.8 37.0 37.0 37.0 36.8 36.6 36.6 36.8 36.7

2017

36.5 36.6 36.8 36.9 37.1 (p)37.2              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

57.7 56.8 57.1 57.5 58.0 57.8 57.6 57.8 57.7 58.4 59.3 60.1 58.0

2017

58.4 57.4 57.6 58.3 58.8 (p)58.7              

Information

2016

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2

2017

3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 (p)3.2              

Financial Activities

2016

8.3 8.2 8.3 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.3

2017

8.3 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.3 (p)8.4              

Professional & Business Services

2016

23.8 24.0 24.6 25.1 24.9 24.9 25.0 24.9 25.2 25.2 24.6 23.8 24.7

2017

23.3 24.2 24.7 26.3 26.1 (p)27.1              

Educational & Health Services

2016

43.5 44.9 45.0 45.2 44.7 43.3 43.4 43.3 44.9 45.1 45.1 45.0 44.5

2017

43.9 45.1 44.9 45.0 45.0 (p)42.9              

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

21.5 21.4 22.3 23.8 25.1 26.2 26.8 26.8 25.1 24.8 23.6 23.7 24.3

2017

22.5 22.5 23.1 24.5 26.0 (p)27.2              

Other Services

2016

13.7 13.8 13.8 13.9 14.0 14.1 14.1 14.0 14.0 14.1 14.1 14.1 14.0

2017

14.1 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.3 (p)14.5              

Government

2016

19.9 20.2 20.4 20.6 20.3 19.1 17.4 17.7 20.5 20.7 21.0 20.7 19.9

2017

20.1 20.7 20.9 20.9 20.8 (p)19.9              

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

2016

(r)276,807 (r)278,093 (r)280,621 (r)280,249 (r)281,932 (r)284,292 (r)287,241 (r)284,465 (r)281,268 (r)279,897 (r)276,685 (r)274,433 (r)280,499

2017

274,612 276,098 278,711 282,393 (p)284,698                

Employment

2016

(r)264,876 (r)266,101 (r)268,663 (r)269,593 (r)270,840 (r)271,565 (r)273,422 (r)271,398 (r)269,884 (r)268,568 (r)266,510 (r)264,618 (r)268,837

2017

263,253 264,823 268,255 272,588 (p)273,355                

Unemployment

2016

(r)11,931 (r)11,992 (r)11,958 (r)10,656 (r)11,092 (r)12,727 (r)13,819 (r)13,067 (r)11,384 (r)11,329 (r)10,175 (r)9,815 (r)11,662

2017

11,359 11,275 10,456 9,805 (p)11,343                

Unemployment Rate

2016

(r)4.3 (r)4.3 (r)4.3 (r)3.8 (r)3.9 (r)4.5 (r)4.8 (r)4.6 (r)4.0 (r)4.0 (r)3.7 (r)3.6 (r)4.2

2017

4.1 4.1 3.8 3.5 (p)4.0                

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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