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 (P) 228.8                      

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 (P) 14.3                      

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 (P) 35.2                      

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 (P) 51.8                      

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 (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 (P) 8.5                      

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 (P) 21.1                      

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 (P) 43.4                      

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 (P) 19.6                      

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 (P) 10.7                      

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 (P) 21.1                      

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

267,309 265,013 264,194 265,792 271,306 273,393 277,519 274,740 268,921 268,113 267,491 (P) 266,649  

2014

264,519 (P) 263,708                      

Employment

 

2013

246,300 246,186 247,341 250,046 254,743 254,946 259,519 256,693 253,680 253,255 252,814 (P) 253,640  

2014

250,075 (P) 249,673                      

Unemployment

 

2013

21,009 18,827 16,853 15,746 16,563 18,447 18,000 18,047 15,241 14,858 14,677 (P) 13,009  

2014

14,444 (P) 14,035                      

Unemployment Rate

 

2013

7.9 7.1 6.4 5.9 6.1 6.7 6.5 6.6 5.7 5.5 5.5 (P) 4.9  

2014

5.5 (P) 5.3                      

Footnotes
(P) Preliminary

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