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

237.2 237.6 (P) 238.2                    

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 14.6 (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 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 52.6 (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 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 8.8 (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 23.4 (P) 23.7                    

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 43.9 (P) 43.6                    

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 21.4 (P) 21.8                    

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 13.5 (P) 13.6                    

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 20.6 (P) 20.7                    

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

267,128 266,353 268,735 266,939 270,299 273,291 277,391 274,194 270,885 270,876 269,121 267,649 270,239

2015

268,594 (P) 267,026                      

Employment

 

2014

252,593 251,984 255,030 256,112 257,827 260,041 263,024 260,686 260,077 260,436 258,799 258,069 257,890

2015

256,014 (P) 255,100                      

Unemployment

 

2014

14,535 14,369 13,705 10,827 12,472 13,250 14,367 13,508 10,808 10,440 10,322 9,580 12,349

2015

12,580 (P) 11,926                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2014

5.4 5.4 5.1 4.1 4.6 4.8 5.2 4.9 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.6 4.6

2015

4.7 (P) 4.5                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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