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

227.5 228.1 230.4 233.4 235.5 236.5 233.2 234.0 (P) 236.1        

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 16.2 16.4 16.5 (P) 16.6        

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 35.8 35.8 35.7 (P) 35.5        

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 52.1 51.3 51.7 (P) 51.3        

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 3.1 3.0 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 8.7 8.7 8.7 (P) 8.6        

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 23.5 23.5 23.6 (P) 23.6        

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 42.2 42.0 41.9 (P) 43.2        

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 24.6 24.5 24.4 (P) 23.2        

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 11.0 11.0 10.9 (P) 10.8        

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 19.3 17.0 17.5 (P) 20.2        

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

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

2014

264,519 263,043 265,031 263,921 266,434 269,185 271,081 268,305 (P) 266,854        

Employment

 

2013

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

2014

250,075 248,999 251,575 253,512 254,376 256,369 257,280 254,580 (P) 256,410        

Unemployment

 

2013

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

2014

14,444 14,044 13,456 10,409 12,058 12,816 13,801 13,725 (P) 10,444        

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

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

2014

5.5 5.3 5.1 3.9 4.5 4.8 5.1 5.1 (P) 3.9        

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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