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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 Oct 2019
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ: Nonfarm employment and labor force data Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Mid-Atlantic - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Sep 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton – May 2018 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2019
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
Dec
2020
Jan
2021
Feb
2021
Mar
2021
Apr
2021
May
2021

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(2)434.9 432.7 435.6 434.5 (p)428.7  

Employment(1)

(2)406.3 399.2 401.2 402.9 (p)401.7  

Unemployment(1)

(2)28.6 33.5 34.4 31.7 (p)27.0  

Unemployment Rate(3)

(2)6.6 7.7 7.9 7.3 (p)6.3  

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(4)

364.9 356.0 355.9 358.3 360.2 (p)366.3

12-month % change

-5.9 -5.8 -6.1 -5.0 17.3 (p)12.8

Mining, Logging, and Construction(4)

12.9 12.2 12.1 12.6 13.6 (p)13.6

12-month % change

-1.5 -2.4 -3.2 -0.8 78.9 (p)14.3

Manufacturing(4)

38.3 38.0 37.8 38.2 38.0 (p)38.8

12-month % change

-4.3 -4.0 -4.8 -3.3 13.1 (p)9.0

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(4)

93.7 89.0 87.3 87.1 86.5 (p)87.2

12-month % change

1.1 0.8 0.3 0.6 18.3 (p)12.1

Information(4)

4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.7 (p)4.7

12-month % change

-11.3 -11.5 -11.5 -11.5 2.2 (p)0.0

Financial Activities(4)

13.2 13.1 13.2 13.1 13.1 (p)13.3

12-month % change

-5.0 -4.4 -4.3 -5.1 1.6 (p)3.1

Professional and Business Services(4)

46.8 46.1 46.1 46.1 45.9 (p)46.4

12-month % change

-6.4 -4.9 -4.4 -4.2 6.3 (p)3.1

Education and Health Services(4)

76.0 74.5 75.4 76.4 76.3 (p)76.0

12-month % change

-5.5 -5.9 -6.8 -5.3 11.5 (p)9.5

Leisure and Hospitality(4)

28.2 28.4 28.7 29.1 30.5 (p)34.6

12-month % change

-23.0 -22.0 -20.9 -17.3 87.1 (p)73.9

Other Services(4)

12.6 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 (p)13.0

12-month % change

-13.7 -13.8 -12.5 -11.2 43.8 (p)31.3

Government(4)

38.5 37.6 38.1 38.4 38.8 (p)38.7

12-month % change

-6.3 -6.2 -6.8 -6.6 1.0 (p)2.7

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) Data were subject to revision on April 16, 2021.
(3) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(4) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(p) Preliminary