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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

2022

251.3 254.9 257.2 260.2 260.8 261.9 261.0 260.6 262.7 263.5 264.8 265.5 260.4

2023

260.8 262.1 263.8 265.3 266.0 267.6 266.9 268.6 270.1 270.3 271.1 (p)270.9  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2022

18.2 18.4 18.7 19.1 19.3 19.7 19.8 19.7 19.5 19.5 19.5 19.3 19.2

2023

19.1 18.7 18.9 19.4 19.9 20.5 20.8 20.7 20.4 20.4 20.2 (p)20.1  

Manufacturing

2022

37.4 37.9 38.2 38.4 38.4 38.8 38.9 38.7 38.3 38.2 38.3 38.5 38.3

2023

38.2 38.2 38.3 38.3 38.3 38.8 38.7 38.6 38.4 38.3 38.3 (p)38.4  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2022

60.2 60.1 60.1 60.4 60.6 60.6 60.2 60.1 60.3 61.0 62.4 63.5 60.8

2023

62.5 61.9 62.0 61.8 61.9 62.1 61.6 61.3 61.3 62.1 63.4 (p)63.7  

Information

2022

2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6

2023

2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 (p)2.7  

Financial Activities

2022

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

2023

10.2 10.2 10.3 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.4 10.4 10.3 10.3 10.3 (p)10.4  

Professional & Business Services

2022

26.0 26.4 26.7 27.3 27.1 27.3 27.2 27.3 27.5 27.6 27.3 27.5 27.1

2023

26.6 27.0 27.1 27.3 26.8 26.7 26.8 26.9 27.1 27.0 26.8 (p)26.9  

Educational & Health Services

2022

45.1 46.5 46.9 46.9 46.8 45.7 45.9 46.2 47.3 47.7 47.9 47.3 46.7

2023

47.3 47.9 48.2 48.7 48.6 47.8 48.2 48.8 49.3 50.0 50.1 (p)50.0  

Leisure & Hospitality

2022

21.1 21.4 22.1 23.5 24.5 26.0 26.5 26.3 25.0 24.4 24.2 24.1 24.1

2023

22.9 23.1 23.8 24.5 25.6 26.9 27.1 28.1 27.6 26.3 26.0 (p)26.0  

Other Services

2022

12.1 12.2 12.4 12.4 12.5 12.7 12.7 12.7 12.6 12.6 12.6 12.8 12.5

2023

12.6 12.7 12.7 12.7 12.8 13.1 13.2 13.2 13.1 13.2 13.2 (p)13.1  

Government

2022

18.6 19.4 19.5 19.5 18.9 18.3 16.9 16.8 19.4 19.7 19.8 19.6 18.9

2023

18.8 19.8 19.9 19.8 19.2 18.7 17.4 18.0 19.9 20.0 20.1 (p)19.6  

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

2022

284,418 285,321 287,100 287,787 292,510 295,194 294,873 293,574 290,391 291,689 288,345 289,123 290,028

2023

289,773 287,143 287,179 288,549 291,175 295,153 295,657 298,630 294,171 294,783 294,378 (p)291,760  

Employment

2022

273,332 274,825 277,259 278,722 282,566 283,114 282,625 280,815 281,285 282,550 279,755 280,818 279,806

2023

279,914 277,128 279,455 281,564 282,681 285,619 286,221 287,931 287,029 287,281 287,710 (p)285,135  

Unemployment

2022

11,086 10,496 9,841 9,065 9,944 12,080 12,248 12,759 9,106 9,139 8,590 8,305 10,222

2023

9,859 10,015 7,724 6,985 8,494 9,534 9,436 10,699 7,142 7,502 6,668 (p)6,625  

Unemployment Rate

2022

3.9 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.4 4.1 4.2 4.3 3.1 3.1 3.0 2.9 3.5

2023

3.4 3.5 2.7 2.4 2.9 3.2 3.2 3.6 2.4 2.5 2.3 (p)2.3  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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