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

Total Nonfarm

2021

327.9 331.1 334.3 336.4 338.8 340.5 341.5 342.3 341.5 345.2 349.4 347.1 339.7

2022

341.5 348.4 350.3 355.0 356.7 (p)359.9              

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2021

11.2 11.1 11.4 11.9 12.0 12.3 12.4 12.4 12.2 12.3 12.1 11.8 11.9

2022

11.2 11.2 11.5 12.0 12.5 (p)12.8              

Manufacturing

2021

21.1 21.4 21.7 21.6 21.7 21.8 22.2 22.2 22.1 22.1 22.3 22.4 21.9

2022

22.1 22.4 22.4 22.7 22.9 (p)23.2              

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2021

74.0 73.0 73.2 72.3 72.4 72.8 73.0 73.5 73.8 75.1 78.2 79.9 74.3

2022

78.4 79.4 79.5 79.1 79.6 (p)80.2              

Information

2021

3.3 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5

2022

3.5 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5 (p)3.4              

Financial Activities

2021

21.1 21.1 21.3 21.2 21.2 21.4 21.2 20.8 20.5 20.4 20.7 20.6 21.0

2022

20.6 20.6 20.6 20.4 20.4 (p)20.4              

Professional & Business Services

2021

48.0 48.7 48.8 49.0 49.5 49.5 49.7 49.8 49.9 50.0 50.8 49.8 49.5

2022

49.5 49.8 50.4 52.0 51.7 (p)52.1              

Educational & Health Services

2021

59.2 60.3 60.7 61.0 60.8 60.2 60.1 60.5 61.0 62.9 62.5 61.8 60.9

2022

61.2 64.3 64.2 63.8 63.6 (p)64.2              

Leisure & Hospitality

2021

21.2 22.4 23.6 25.5 27.3 29.0 29.9 29.7 27.7 27.4 27.5 25.9 26.4

2022

25.2 25.9 26.5 29.6 31.3 (p)32.7              

Other Services

2021

13.5 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.9 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.0 14.2 14.0 14.2 14.0

2022

14.1 14.2 14.3 14.3 14.4 (p)14.5              

Government

2021

55.3 56.1 56.5 56.8 56.6 55.9 55.3 55.7 56.8 57.2 57.7 57.1 56.4

2022

55.7 57.2 57.5 57.6 56.8 (p)56.4              

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2021

(1)300,784 (1)302,499 (1)300,719 (1)299,342 (1)301,465 (1)304,987 (1)307,337 (1)305,041 (1)300,299 (1)301,697 (1)302,153 (1)297,676 (1)302,000

2022

301,753 303,895 306,452 306,658 310,918 (p)312,211              

Employment

2021

(1)281,198 (1)283,368 (1)282,875 (1)282,602 (1)284,489 (1)286,304 (1)288,487 (1)287,580 (1)286,156 (1)287,994 (1)290,216 (1)286,932 (1)285,683

2022

288,155 292,061 295,431 296,427 300,625 (p)300,194              

Unemployment

2021

(1)19,586 (1)19,131 (1)17,844 (1)16,740 (1)16,976 (1)18,683 (1)18,850 (1)17,461 (1)14,143 (1)13,703 (1)11,937 (1)10,744 (1)16,317

2022

13,598 11,834 11,021 10,231 10,293 (p)12,017              

Unemployment Rate

2021

(1)6.5 (1)6.3 (1)5.9 (1)5.6 (1)5.6 (1)6.1 (1)6.1 (1)5.7 (1)4.7 (1)4.5 (1)4.0 (1)3.6 (1)5.4

2022

4.5 3.9 3.6 3.3 3.3 (p)3.8              

Footnotes
(1) Data were subject to revision on April 15, 2022.
(p) Preliminary

The Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry Counties in Pennsylvania.