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

Total Nonfarm

2023

189.7 190.3 191.0 190.8 192.4 191.5 191.1 191.4 193.2 194.6 196.1 195.9 192.3

2024

192.4 192.2 192.4 (p)193.1                  

Mining, Logging, & Construction

2023

12.0 12.0 12.3 12.5 13.0 12.9 12.9 12.9 12.8 12.8 12.3 12.0 12.5

2024

11.6 11.6 11.9 (p)12.4                  

Manufacturing

2023

33.1 32.9 32.9 33.0 32.9 33.0 33.0 32.9 32.7 32.8 33.1 33.3 33.0

2024

33.3 33.2 33.1 (p)33.2                  

Trade, Transportation, & Utilities

2023

41.8 41.3 41.2 41.2 41.6 41.3 42.0 42.1 42.5 43.0 43.9 44.3 42.2

2024

43.2 42.9 42.7 (p)42.7                  

Information

2023

1.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

2024

1.0 1.0 1.0 (p)1.0                  

Financial Activities

2023

6.1 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.2 6.3 6.2 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.2 6.2

2024

6.1 6.1 6.2 (p)6.1                  

Professional & Business Services

2023

22.3 22.5 22.6 22.5 22.5 22.6 22.5 22.6 23.0 23.7 24.1 23.7 22.9

2024

22.9 22.4 22.1 (p)22.1                  

Educational & Health Services

2023

28.7 29.4 29.6 29.4 29.6 29.2 29.2 29.3 29.9 30.2 30.5 30.5 29.6

2024

30.0 30.3 30.5 (p)30.6                  

Leisure & Hospitality

2023

15.7 15.7 15.9 15.8 16.4 16.7 16.6 16.6 16.0 15.8 15.5 15.5 16.0

2024

15.1 15.3 15.5 (p)15.7                  

Other Services

2023

9.9 10.0 10.0 9.9 9.9 10.0 10.0 10.0 9.9 9.9 10.0 9.9 10.0

2024

9.9 9.9 9.9 (p)9.9                  

Government

2023

19.0 19.3 19.3 19.3 19.2 18.5 17.7 17.7 19.3 19.3 19.6 19.5 19.0

2024

19.3 19.5 19.5 (p)19.4                  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

 

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

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

Labor Force

2023

(t)238,256 (t)238,334 (t)238,291 (t)237,038 (t)239,668 (t)241,159 (t)242,298 (t)243,196 (t)240,726 (t)241,878 (t)242,288 (t)240,042 (t)240,265

2024

241,456 242,704 243,287 (p)242,119                  

Employment

2023

(t)230,406 (t)230,212 (t)231,512 (t)231,216 (t)232,971 (t)233,118 (t)234,066 (t)233,956 (t)234,322 (t)235,181 (t)236,205 (t)234,113 (t)233,107

2024

234,300 234,988 236,031 (p)235,912                  

Unemployment

2023

(t)7,850 (t)8,122 (t)6,779 (t)5,822 (t)6,697 (t)8,041 (t)8,232 (t)9,240 (t)6,404 (t)6,697 (t)6,083 (t)5,929 (t)7,158

2024

7,156 7,716 7,256 (p)6,207                  

Unemployment Rate

2023

(t)3.3 (t)3.4 (t)2.8 (t)2.5 (t)2.8 (t)3.3 (t)3.4 (t)3.8 (t)2.7 (t)2.8 (t)2.5 (t)2.5 (t)3.0

2024

3.0 3.2 3.0 (p)2.6                  

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(t) Data were subject to revision on April 19, 2024.

The York-Hanover, Pa. Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes York County in Pennsylvania.