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Allentown

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Allentown Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2022
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2022
Occupational Employment and Wages in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release May 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages for Teachers in Pennsylvania’s Metropolitan Areas – May 2016 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2017

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Economy at a Glance:

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ
Data Series Back
Data
June
2021
July
2021
Aug
2021
Sept
2021
Oct
2021
Nov
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

438.7 437.3 433.7 431.7 437.2 (p)435.2

Employment(1)

409.4 407.1 404.9 408.1 415.4 (p)415.9

Unemployment(1)

29.3 30.3 28.9 23.6 21.8 (p)19.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

6.7 6.9 6.7 5.5 5.0 (p)4.4

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

366.7 361.3 361.2 366.4 374.8 (p)377.8

12-month % change

8.9 4.9 4.4 3.6 4.5 (p)3.4

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

13.8 13.9 13.7 13.6 13.8 (p)13.6

12-month % change

7.8 5.3 3.0 2.3 2.2 (p)3.0

Manufacturing(3)

39.2 39.2 39.1 38.9 39.7 (p)39.8

12-month % change

4.8 4.8 4.3 2.9 5.0 (p)5.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

88.0 86.6 86.7 87.9 90.8 (p)94.2

12-month % change

6.8 3.3 3.3 3.4 4.1 (p)2.4

Information(3)

4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.9 (p)4.8

12-month % change

4.3 6.5 4.3 2.1 4.3 (p)2.1

Financial Activities(3)

13.2 13.4 13.4 13.3 13.1 (p)13.2

12-month % change

0.8 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0

Professional and Business Services(3)

46.5 46.5 47.5 47.0 48.4 (p)49.5

12-month % change

1.8 0.9 5.3 4.2 5.2 (p)4.9

Education and Health Services(3)

73.8 72.8 73.9 75.7 77.6 (p)77.5

12-month % change

4.7 2.0 2.1 1.6 2.0 (p)1.0

Leisure and Hospitality(3)

35.1 36.1 34.3 33.2 33.8 (p)32.3

12-month % change

56.7 25.3 15.9 14.1 18.2 (p)10.6

Other Services(3)

13.2 13.2 13.2 12.9 12.9 (p)12.9

12-month % change

23.4 5.6 5.6 3.2 2.4 (p)2.4

Government(3)

39.0 34.7 34.5 39.0 39.8 (p)40.0

12-month % change

5.7 4.5 2.7 1.6 2.1 (p)3.6

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary