Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ: 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
Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Total Nonfarm

2016

351.9 351.6 355.5 359.4 359.9 360.1 357.4 355.6 358.0 360.2 363.2 363.6 358.0

2017

352.5 354.6 355.8 360.8 363.5 363.5 362.8 362.5 362.6 364.9 (p)366.9    

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

15.6 15.9 16.8 16.7 16.6 16.8 17.0 17.2 17.2 16.8 16.6 16.5 16.6

2017

15.7 15.9 16.2 16.9 17.5 17.3 17.5 17.2 16.9 17.1 (p)17.3    

Manufacturing

2016

17.5 17.3 17.3 17.6 17.6 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.6 17.3 17.2 17.1 17.5

2017

16.9 16.8 16.8 17.1 17.1 17.3 17.3 17.2 17.2 17.4 (p)17.4    

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

64.9 64.3 64.8 65.4 65.3 65.0 64.9 65.2 65.7 65.9 66.7 67.4 65.5

2017

65.1 64.6 64.6 65.3 64.8 65.1 64.4 64.4 64.6 64.8 (p)66.1    

Information

2016

3.9 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.7 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9

2017

3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 (p)3.9    

Financial Activities

2016

43.4 43.4 43.4 43.4 43.2 43.7 43.7 43.7 43.2 43.3 43.1 43.3 43.4

2017

43.5 43.3 43.2 43.6 43.9 44.4 44.5 45.0 44.4 44.6 (p)44.5    

Professional & Business Services

2016

52.8 51.7 51.6 52.6 52.8 54.2 53.7 52.7 52.0 52.4 55.2 55.0 53.1

2017

51.8 50.4 50.9 52.0 52.6 54.0 52.9 53.4 53.0 54.4 (p)55.9    

Educational & Health Services

2016

61.0 61.2 61.5 61.8 61.9 61.8 61.8 61.6 62.1 63.0 63.6 64.0 62.1

2017

62.8 64.1 64.1 64.6 64.7 63.4 64.4 64.5 64.2 64.5 (p)64.8    

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

31.6 32.0 33.0 34.2 35.1 35.2 35.6 35.5 34.7 34.7 34.0 33.3 34.1

2017

31.9 33.0 32.9 33.9 35.5 37.2 38.2 38.1 36.5 35.2 (p)33.7    

Other Services

2016

14.2 14.3 14.5 14.6 14.6 14.6 14.5 14.6 14.4 14.5 14.4 14.5 14.5

2017

14.3 14.3 14.4 14.6 14.6 14.8 14.7 14.6 14.5 14.6 (p)14.5    

Government

2016

47.0 47.6 48.8 49.2 49.1 47.1 44.5 43.5 47.2 48.4 48.5 48.6 47.5

2017

46.6 48.3 48.8 48.9 48.9 46.1 45.0 44.2 47.4 48.4 (p)48.8    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J. Metropolitan Division
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

380,280 380,606 381,758 380,047 376,892 378,502 379,408 375,308 372,672 376,322 377,903 379,765 378,289

2017

377,265 380,776 381,392 381,140 378,753 380,171 381,826 381,033 378,923 381,084 (p)382,054    

Employment

2016

361,227 361,933 364,048 363,331 360,724 359,502 360,741 357,248 355,759 359,962 363,035 364,943 361,038

2017

359,163 362,094 363,683 364,159 361,990 360,867 361,785 360,956 361,136 364,191 (p)365,942    

Unemployment

2016

19,053 18,673 17,710 16,716 16,168 19,000 18,667 18,060 16,913 16,360 14,868 14,822 17,251

2017

18,102 18,682 17,709 16,981 16,763 19,304 20,041 20,077 17,787 16,893 (p)16,112    

Unemployment Rate

2016

5.0 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.3 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.9 4.6

2017

4.8 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.4 5.1 5.2 5.3 4.7 4.4 (p)4.2    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

New Castle County, Del.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

297,182 297,380 298,107 296,900 293,837 294,655 295,302 292,611 290,106 293,481 294,935 296,600 295,092

2017

294,371 297,475 297,985 297,724 295,299 296,341 296,865 296,871 295,364 296,982 (p)297,928    

Employment

2016

283,325 283,953 285,331 284,595 281,998 280,539 281,563 279,280 277,571 281,315 284,047 285,845 282,447

2017

281,021 283,650 284,782 284,578 282,478 281,291 281,384 281,283 281,545 284,134 (p)286,157    

Unemployment

2016

13,857 13,427 12,776 12,305 11,839 14,116 13,739 13,331 12,535 12,166 10,888 10,755 12,645

2017

13,350 13,825 13,203 13,146 12,821 15,050 15,481 15,588 13,819 12,848 (p)11,771    

Unemployment Rate

2016

4.7 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.0 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.6 4.3

2017

4.5 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.3 5.1 5.2 5.3 4.7 4.3 (p)4.0    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Cecil County, Md.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

52,385 52,311 52,546 52,501 52,285 53,143 53,297 52,374 52,245 52,529 52,605 52,753 52,581

2017

52,537 52,781 53,070 53,172 52,997 53,611 54,223 53,534 53,011 53,454 (p)53,273    

Employment

2016

49,319 49,227 49,732 50,013 49,867 50,341 50,530 49,614 49,750 50,043 50,233 50,348 49,918

2017

49,674 49,903 50,263 50,804 50,639 51,074 51,543 50,967 50,946 51,242 (p)50,909    

Unemployment

2016

3,066 3,084 2,814 2,488 2,418 2,802 2,767 2,760 2,495 2,486 2,372 2,405 2,663

2017

2,863 2,878 2,807 2,368 2,358 2,537 2,680 2,567 2,065 2,212 (p)2,364    

Unemployment Rate

2016

5.9 5.9 5.4 4.7 4.6 5.3 5.2 5.3 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.6 5.1

2017

5.4 5.5 5.3 4.5 4.4 4.7 4.9 4.8 3.9 4.1 (p)4.4    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

Salem County, N.J.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Avg

Labor Force

2016

30,713 30,915 31,105 30,646 30,770 30,704 30,809 30,323 30,321 30,312 30,363 30,412 30,616

2017

30,357 30,520 30,337 30,244 30,457 30,219 30,738 30,628 30,548 30,648 (p)30,853    

Employment

2016

28,583 28,753 28,985 28,723 28,859 28,622 28,648 28,354 28,438 28,604 28,755 28,750 28,673

2017

28,468 28,541 28,638 28,777 28,873 28,502 28,858 28,706 28,645 28,815 (p)28,876    

Unemployment

2016

2,130 2,162 2,120 1,923 1,911 2,082 2,161 1,969 1,883 1,708 1,608 1,662 1,943

2017

1,889 1,979 1,699 1,467 1,584 1,717 1,880 1,922 1,903 1,833 (p)1,977    

Unemployment Rate

2016

6.9 7.0 6.8 6.3 6.2 6.8 7.0 6.5 6.2 5.6 5.3 5.5 6.3

2017

6.2 6.5 5.6 4.9 5.2 5.7 6.1 6.3 6.2 6.0 (p)6.4    

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

The Wilmington, Del.-Md.-N.J Metropolitan Division (MD) includes New Castle County in Delaware; Cecil County in Maryland; and Salem County in New Jersey.