Population and Labor

Northeastern Pennsylvania is an affordable and enjoyable place to live and work.

Pennsylvania’s Northeast Labor Force

38,731 Total Establishments
Total Establishments By Size
439,970 Total Employees
Total Employees By Major SIC
 Total%
Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing (SIC Range 01-09)3,3700.78
Mining (SIC 10-14) 9550.22
Construction (SIC 15-17)15,0433.47
Manufacturing (SIC 20-39)40,6569.38
Transporation and Communications (SIC 40-49)21,1384.88
Wholesale Trade (SIC 50-51)19,1414.42
Retail Trade (SIC 52-59)89,92720.75
Finance, Insurance And Real Estate (SIC 60-69)23,3015.38
Services (SIC 70-89)181,49441.88
Public Administration (SIC 90-98)35,4468.18
Unclassified (SIC 99)2,9110.67

Pennsylvania’s Northeast Demographics Report

1,060,770 Total Population (2018)
Individuals

Race

 TotalPercent (%)
White953,54189.89
Black48,5724.58
American Indian2,1100.2
Asian12,2801.16
Pacific Islander2700.03
Other26,5292.5
Multirace17,4681.65
Hispanic84,8828

Labor Force

 TotalPercent (%)
Employed460,68389.6
Unemployed52,72710.26
In Armed Forces745
Not In Labor Force336,883
Households
429,720 Households
283,710 Families