Business Dynamics

Office Space Demand Employment Change 2010 to 2016


Source: Moody's economy.com
Special calculation of those industries with high demand for offices and based on employment growth; produced by Economy.com.
  2010 2016 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.3,3444,42432.3 %
8 County Region211,668251,46118.8 %
South Carolina365,273408,27811.8 %
U.S.30,196,97233,440,58610.7 %

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Retail Sales Change 2010 to 2016


Source: Moodys
Annual estimate from Economy.com based on Census Bureau estimates of the retail sector.
  2010 2016 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.$506,666,784$818,045,44061.5 %
8 County Region$22,233,081,584$32,176,067,23244.7 %
South Carolina$58,836,353,024$82,258,092,03239.8 %
U.S.$4,306,554,847,232$5,866,251,091,96836.2 %

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For statistical purposes, Lancaster's Eight-County Region includes Lancaster and it's seven surrounding counties.

All other mentions of Lancaster's Workforce Region refer to Lancaster and the 32 other counties that are within a 75-mile radius.