Allentown

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Allentown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Apr 2019
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2019
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Apr 2019
Occupational Employment and Wages in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton – May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release May 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Pennsylvania’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Economy at a Glance:

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
Data Series Back
Data
Sept
2018
Oct
2018
Nov
2018
Dec
2018
Jan
2019
Feb
2019

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

435.2 439.8 437.3 (p)437.7 434.9 (p)437.9

Employment(1)

416.9 421.6 420.2 (p)420.1 415.6 (p)418.6

Unemployment(1)

18.3 18.2 17.1 (p)17.6 19.3 (p)19.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

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

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

375.6 380.8 379.3 378.8 368.0 (p)371.4

12-month % change

0.9 1.8 0.7 0.6 0.3 (p)0.7

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

14.5 14.5 14.3 13.8 13.1 (p)13.1

12-month % change

4.3 4.3 3.6 3.8 6.5 (p)6.5

Manufacturing(3)

38.5 38.5 38.3 38.6 38.2 (p)38.3

12-month % change

3.2 2.9 1.9 1.8 1.1 (p)1.3

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

84.9 86.0 87.5 87.2 84.4 (p)84.0

12-month % change

1.3 1.8 -0.2 -0.9 -0.2 (p)0.6

Information(3)

5.4 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.3 (p)5.3

12-month % change

-1.8 -1.8 -3.6 0.0 0.0 (p)-1.9

Financial Activities(3)

13.8 14.2 14.1 14.1 13.9 (p)14.0

12-month % change

-1.4 2.2 2.2 2.2 0.7 (p)1.4

Professional and Business Services(3)

48.2 48.9 48.2 47.4 46.0 (p)47.0

12-month % change

-2.6 -0.2 -1.6 -3.5 -5.0 (p)-2.3

Education and Health Services(3)

78.0 79.8 79.3 79.1 76.4 (p)78.1

12-month % change

2.8 3.0 2.2 2.3 1.2 (p)0.3

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

37.8 38.1 36.5 37.8 36.5 (p)36.4

12-month % change

-0.8 1.3 -0.5 3.6 2.2 (p)2.2

Other Services(3)

14.4 14.4 14.4 14.4 14.3 (p)14.3

12-month % change

0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 1.4 (p)1.4

Government(3)

40.1 41.0 41.3 41.1 39.9 (p)40.9

12-month % change

0.3 1.0 1.5 0.7 1.3 (p)1.0

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary