Labor Force

Unemployment Rate Change May 2013 to May 2018


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Monthly estimates of the labor force, employment and unemployment from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  May 2013 May 2018 Change
Lancaster Co.9.53.1-6.4
8 County Region7.83.3-4.5
South Carolina7.62.8-4.8
U.S.7.33.6-3.7

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Labor Force Change May 2013 to May 2018


Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Monthly estimates of the labor force, employment and unemployment from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  May 2013 May 2018 Pct. Change
Lancaster Co.34,52939,12613.3 %
8 County Region873,782985,52712.8 %
South Carolina2,203,3282,302,0164.5 %
U.S.155,734,000161,765,0003.9 %

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People Working in County in 2010
 NumberPct. Distgraph
Total21,836100.0%
  Living in County15,22769.7%
  Living Elsewhere6,60930.3%
Source: US Census Bureau, ACS 5 Year Estimates

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.

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