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

 

2014

231.2 232.2 235.5 238.9 240.9 241.0 239.0 239.6 241.7 241.9 242.5 241.7 238.8

2015

237.2 (P) 237.6                      

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2014

14.4 14.1 14.4 15.0 15.3 15.7 15.8 15.8 15.7 15.5 15.4 15.2 15.2

2015

14.9 (P) 14.7                      

Manufacturing

 

2014

35.5 35.4 35.8 35.9 36.2 36.4 36.4 36.3 36.1 36.1 36.0 36.1 36.0

2015

35.7 (P) 35.7                      

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2014

52.2 51.6 52.1 52.4 52.9 52.9 52.8 53.0 52.9 53.3 54.1 54.6 52.9

2015

52.9 (P) 52.5                      

Information

 

2014

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1

2015

3.1 (P) 3.1                      

Financial Activities

 

2014

8.5 8.6 8.6 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.8 8.9 8.8 8.8 8.7 8.7 8.7

2015

8.7 (P) 8.8                      

Professional & Business Services

 

2014

22.0 22.4 22.6 23.4 23.6 23.9 23.6 23.6 23.8 24.1 24.2 23.8 23.4

2015

23.6 (P) 23.4                      

Educational & Health Services

 

2014

41.8 43.0 43.3 43.6 42.9 42.0 41.9 41.9 43.5 43.9 43.6 43.7 42.9

2015

43.0 (P) 44.0                      

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2014

20.5 20.3 21.4 22.8 24.3 25.1 25.4 25.8 24.0 23.0 23.1 22.3 23.2

2015

21.9 (P) 21.3                      

Other Services

 

2014

13.1 13.1 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 13.6 13.5 13.4 13.5 13.4 13.5 13.4

2015

13.4 (P) 13.5                      

Government

 

2014

20.1 20.6 20.9 20.7 20.4 19.5 17.6 17.7 20.4 20.7 20.9 20.7 20.0

2015

20.0 (P) 20.6                      

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

 

2014

(1) 263,715 (1) 261,164 (1) 264,008 (1) 262,511 (1) 266,120 (1) 269,105 (1) 271,382 (1) 268,291 (1) 265,941 (1) 266,194 (1) 264,474 (1) 262,564  

2015

(P) 268,636                        

Employment

 

2014

(1) 249,268 (1) 246,852 (1) 250,215 (1) 251,540 (1) 253,495 (1) 255,813 (1) 256,948 (1) 254,740 (1) 255,139 (1) 255,792 (1) 254,110 (1) 253,018  

2015

(P) 256,134                        

Unemployment

 

2014

(1) 14,447 (1) 14,312 (1) 13,793 (1) 10,971 (1) 12,625 (1) 13,292 (1) 14,434 (1) 13,551 (1) 10,802 (1) 10,402 (1) 10,364 (1) 9,546  

2015

(P) 12,502                        

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

(1) 5.5 (1) 5.5 (1) 5.2 (1) 4.2 (1) 4.7 (1) 4.9 (1) 5.3 (1) 5.1 (1) 4.1 (1) 3.9 (1) 3.9 (1) 3.6  

2015

(P) 4.7                        

Footnotes
(1) Data are provisional, subject to revision on April 21.
(P) Preliminary

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