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

 

2013

224.2 226.2 228.9 230.9 233.0 233.8 230.5 231.6 233.2 234.5 234.2 233.7 231.2

2014

227.5 228.1 230.4 233.4 235.5 (P) 236.2              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

 

2013

14.3 14.0 14.3 14.7 15.0 15.4 15.5 15.4 15.4 15.5 15.4 14.9 15.0

2014

14.5 14.3 14.8 15.4 15.9 (P) 16.2              

Manufacturing

 

2013

35.3 35.2 35.2 35.3 35.5 35.8 35.8 35.7 35.6 35.6 35.5 35.6 35.5

2014

35.4 35.2 35.4 35.5 35.6 (P) 35.7              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

 

2013

51.4 50.9 51.4 51.4 52.0 52.1 51.7 52.0 51.8 52.0 53.2 53.9 52.0

2014

52.1 51.7 51.8 51.6 51.9 (P) 51.9              

Information

 

2013

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1

2014

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 (P) 3.1              

Financial Activities

 

2013

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

2014

8.5 8.5 8.5 8.5 8.6 (P) 8.7              

Professional & Business Services

 

2013

20.9 21.4 21.8 22.0 22.2 22.8 22.6 22.8 22.5 22.7 22.0 21.9 22.1

2014

21.2 21.1 21.7 22.3 22.9 (P) 23.4              

Educational & Health Services

 

2013

40.5 42.1 42.3 42.2 41.6 40.8 40.5 40.5 41.9 42.9 43.1 43.2 41.8

2014

42.0 43.4 43.6 43.5 43.0 (P) 42.3              

Leisure & Hospitality

 

2013

19.9 19.7 20.8 21.9 23.4 24.6 24.6 24.9 23.3 22.5 21.5 21.1 22.4

2014

20.0 19.5 20.1 21.8 23.5 (P) 24.6              

Other Services

 

2013

10.6 10.6 10.7 10.7 10.8 11.0 10.9 10.8 10.7 10.8 10.8 10.8 10.8

2014

10.7 10.7 10.8 10.8 10.9 (P) 11.0              

Government

 

2013

19.8 20.8 20.8 21.1 20.8 19.5 17.1 17.7 20.3 20.8 21.0 20.6 20.0

2014

20.0 20.6 20.6 20.9 20.1 (P) 19.3              

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

 

2013

(1) 265,739 (1) 264,148 (1) 265,074 (1) 264,400 (1) 269,235 (1) 272,453 (1) 274,849 (1) 273,399 (1) 269,248 (1) 268,569 (1) 267,994 (1) 267,737 (1) 268,570

2014

264,519 263,043 265,031 263,921 (P) 266,546                

Employment

 

2013

(1) 245,777 (1) 245,739 (1) 248,140 (1) 248,879 (1) 252,822 (1) 254,171 (1) 256,957 (1) 256,075 (1) 254,299 (1) 253,954 (1) 253,948 (1) 254,732 (1) 252,124

2014

250,075 248,999 251,575 253,512 (P) 254,484                

Unemployment

 

2013

(1) 19,962 (1) 18,409 (1) 16,934 (1) 15,521 (1) 16,413 (1) 18,282 (1) 17,892 (1) 17,324 (1) 14,949 (1) 14,615 (1) 14,046 (1) 13,005 (1) 16,446

2014

14,444 14,044 13,456 10,409 (P) 12,062                

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

(1) 7.5 (1) 7.0 (1) 6.4 (1) 5.9 (1) 6.1 (1) 6.7 (1) 6.5 (1) 6.3 (1) 5.6 (1) 5.4 (1) 5.2 (1) 4.9 (1) 6.1

2014

5.5 5.3 5.1 3.9 (P) 4.5                

Footnotes
(1) Reflects revised inputs, reestimation, and adjustment to new state control totals.
(P) Preliminary

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