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Williamsport, 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
Williamsport, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2019

52.6 52.9 52.7 53.6 53.2 53.3 52.7 53.2 53.5 53.8 53.9 53.5 53.2

2020

52.9 52.7 52.2 41.6 43.4 (p)46.4              

Manufacturing

2019

7.9 7.9 7.9 7.9 8.0 8.1 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0

2020

7.9 7.9 7.9 7.0 7.2 (p)7.4              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2019

10.1 10.0 10.0 10.1 10.1 10.1 10.0 9.9 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.1

2020

10.0 9.9 9.8 8.3 9.4 (p)9.8              

Educational & Health Services

2019

9.9 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.0 10.0 9.9 10.0 10.3 10.5 10.5 10.4 10.2

2020

10.3 10.5 10.4 9.2 9.1 (p)9.3              

Leisure & Hospitality

2019

4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.6 4.6 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5

2020

4.4 4.4 4.3 2.1 2.5 (p)3.0              

Government

2019

7.0 7.4 7.0 7.4 7.0 7.0 6.5 6.7 7.2 7.3 7.5 7.3 7.1

2020

7.3 7.3 7.2 7.0 6.9 (p)6.9              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

Labor Force data from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program
(not seasonally adjusted data)

Williamsport, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2019

(1)56,891 (1)57,079 (1)56,557 (1)56,272 (1)56,285 (1)56,896 (1)57,189 (1)57,284 (1)57,022 (1)57,148 (1)57,158 (1)57,240 (1)56,919

2020

57,621 57,434 56,890 52,782 52,741 (p)52,880              

Employment

2019

(1)53,792 (1)54,118 (1)53,628 (1)54,071 (1)53,845 (1)54,268 (1)54,363 (1)54,463 (1)54,466 (1)54,495 (1)54,444 (1)54,074 (1)54,169

2020

54,151 53,937 52,804 43,859 45,967 (p)46,434              

Unemployment

2019

(1)3,099 (1)2,961 (1)2,929 (1)2,201 (1)2,440 (1)2,628 (1)2,826 (1)2,821 (1)2,556 (1)2,653 (1)2,714 (1)3,166 (1)2,750

2020

3,470 3,497 4,086 8,923 6,774 (p)6,446              

Unemployment Rate

2019

(1)5.4 (1)5.2 (1)5.2 (1)3.9 (1)4.3 (1)4.6 (1)4.9 (1)4.9 (1)4.5 (1)4.6 (1)4.7 (1)5.5 (1)4.8

2020

6.0 6.1 7.2 16.9 12.8 (p)12.2              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 17, 2020.
(p) Preliminary

The Williamsport Pa., Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Lycoming County in Pennsylvania.