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

2016

243.2 243.9 246.5 250.0 251.4 250.5 249.7 249.8 252.2 253.0 252.5 252.1 249.6

2017

246.3 248.1 249.9 254.2 256.6 256.3 253.9 (p)254.5          

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2016

15.4 15.2 15.5 15.9 16.2 16.5 16.8 16.7 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.3 16.2

2017

16.0 16.0 16.2 16.6 17.0 17.4 17.5 (p)17.5          

Manufacturing

2016

36.3 36.3 36.4 36.6 36.8 37.0 37.0 37.0 36.8 36.6 36.6 36.8 36.7

2017

36.5 36.6 36.8 36.9 37.1 37.3 37.4 (p)37.0          

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2016

57.7 56.8 57.1 57.5 58.0 57.8 57.6 57.8 57.7 58.4 59.3 60.1 58.0

2017

58.4 57.4 57.6 58.3 58.8 58.6 58.5 (p)58.8          

Information

2016

3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2

2017

3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.2 (p)3.2          

Financial Activities

2016

8.3 8.2 8.3 8.2 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.4 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.3

2017

8.3 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.4 (p)8.4          

Professional & Business Services

2016

23.8 24.0 24.6 25.1 24.9 24.9 25.0 24.9 25.2 25.2 24.6 23.8 24.7

2017

23.3 24.2 24.7 26.3 26.1 26.8 26.3 (p)26.5          

Educational & Health Services

2016

43.5 44.9 45.0 45.2 44.7 43.3 43.4 43.3 44.9 45.1 45.1 45.0 44.5

2017

43.9 45.1 44.9 45.0 45.0 43.0 42.4 (p)42.9          

Leisure & Hospitality

2016

21.5 21.4 22.3 23.8 25.1 26.2 26.8 26.8 25.1 24.8 23.6 23.7 24.3

2017

22.5 22.5 23.1 24.5 26.0 27.2 27.4 (p)27.4          

Other Services

2016

13.7 13.8 13.8 13.9 14.0 14.1 14.1 14.0 14.0 14.1 14.1 14.1 14.0

2017

14.1 14.1 14.2 14.2 14.3 14.5 14.4 (p)14.4          

Government

2016

19.9 20.2 20.4 20.6 20.3 19.1 17.4 17.7 20.5 20.7 21.0 20.7 19.9

2017

20.1 20.7 20.9 20.9 20.8 19.8 18.4 (p)18.4          

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

2016

276,807 278,093 280,621 280,249 281,932 284,292 287,241 284,465 281,268 279,897 276,685 274,433 280,499

2017

274,612 276,098 278,711 282,393 284,861 287,402 287,758 (p)284,491          

Employment

2016

264,876 266,101 268,663 269,593 270,840 271,565 273,422 271,398 269,884 268,568 266,510 264,618 268,837

2017

263,253 264,823 268,255 272,588 273,510 275,691 275,343 (p)272,784          

Unemployment

2016

11,931 11,992 11,958 10,656 11,092 12,727 13,819 13,067 11,384 11,329 10,175 9,815 11,662

2017

11,359 11,275 10,456 9,805 11,351 11,711 12,415 (p)11,707          

Unemployment Rate

2016

4.3 4.3 4.3 3.8 3.9 4.5 4.8 4.6 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.6 4.2

2017

4.1 4.1 3.8 3.5 4.0 4.1 4.3 (p)4.1          

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

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