Pennsylvania’s Northeast Labor Force

Total Establishments
38,731
Total Establishments By Size (2013)
total-establishments-by-size-2013
TOTAL %
1-4 Employees 24,631 63.60
5-9 Employees 7,071 18.26
10-19 Employees 3,357 8.67
20-49 Employees 2,209 5.70
50-99 Employees 803 2.07
100-249 Employees 484 1.25
250-499 Employees 101 0.26
500-999 Employees 51 0.13
1000+ Employees 24 0.06

Total Employees
433,382
Total Employees By Major SIC (2013)
total-employees-by-major-2013
TOTAL %
Agricultural, Forestry, Fishing (SIC Range 01-09) 3,370 0.78
Mining (SIC 10-14) 955 0.22
Construction (SIC 15-17) 15,043 3.47
Manufacturing (SIC 20-39) 40,656 9.38
Transporation and Communications (SIC 40-49) 21,138 4.88
Wholesale Trade (SIC 50-51) 19,141 4.42
Retail Trade (SIC 52-59) 89,927 20.75
Finance, Insurance And Real Estate (SIC 60-69) 23,301 5.38
Services (SIC 70-89) 181,494 41.88
Public Administration (SIC 90-98) 35,446 8.18
Unclassified (SIC 99) 2,911 0.67

Total Business Establishment Type (2013)
TOTAL %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 121 0.31
Agricultural Services 578 1.49
Coal and Ore Mining 54 0.14
Oil and Gas 15 0.04
General Construction 826 2.13
Heavy Construction 1,651 4.26
Food Manufacturing 111 0.29
Tobacco Manufacturing 4 0.01 Tobacco Manufacturing 311 0.07
Textile Mills 1,079 0.25
Apparel and Textile Manufacturing 1,229 0.28
Lumber and Wood Production 1,163 0.27
Furniture Manufacturing 896 0.21
Paper Manufacturing 2,990 0.69
Printing and Publishing 5,636 1.30
Chemicals 1,742 0.40
Petroleum Refining 501 0.12
Rubber and Plastics 3,679 0.85
Stone, Glass, and Concrete 42 0.11
Metals Fabrication 155 0.40
Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing 392 1.01
Transportation 882 2.28
Travel Services 85 0.22
Transport Services 55 0.14
Communications 235 0.61
Utilities 154 0.40
Durables Wholesale 990 2.56
Non Durables Wholesale 579 1.49
Building Materials, Hardware and Garden 480 1.24
General Merchandise Stores 259 0.67
Food Markets 243 0.63
Convenience Stores 237 0.61
Other Food Stores 421 1.09
Auto Dealers and Gas Stations 1,182 3.05
Clothing Stores 512 1.32
Furniture Stores 164 0.42
Home Furnishings 226 0.58
Electronics and Computer Stores 177 0.46
Music Stores 63 0.16
Restaurants 1,358 3.51
Other Food Service 795 2.05
Bars 315 0.81
Drug Stores 251 0.65
Liquor Stores 61 0.16
Specialty Stores 1,699 4.39
Catalog and Direct Sales 137 0.35
Banks and Financial Institutions 1,543 3.98
Insurance Carriers 30 0.08
Insurance Agents and Brokers 705 1.82
Real Estate 1,072 2.77
Hotels and Lodging 382 0.99
Dry Cleaning and Laundry 173 0.45
Beauty and Barber Shops 1,263 3.26
Other Personal Service 780 2.01
Advertising 111 0.29
Computer Services 204 0.53
Other Business Services 1,034 2.67
Auto Repair/Services 1,428 3.69
Miscellaneous Repair Services 382 0.99
Motion Pictures 244 0.63
Entertainment and Recreation Services 614 1.59
Health and Medical Services 3,929 10.14
Hospitals 676 1.75
Legal Services 976 2.52
Primary and Secondary Education 483 1.25
Colleges and Universities 51 0.13
Social Services 917 2.37
Child Care Services 347 0.90
Museums and Zoos 49 0.13
Membership Organizations 1,692 4.37
Professional Services 1,083 2.80
Government 1,590 4.11
Unclassified Establishments 744 1.92
Total Employees by Establishment Type (2013)
TOTAL %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 486 0.11
Agricultural Services 2,884 0.67
Coal and Ore Mining 820 0.19
Oil and Gas 135 0.03
General Construction 4,923 1.14
Heavy Construction 10,120 2.34
Food Manufacturing 4,519 1.04
Textile Mills 23 0.06
Apparel and Textile Manufacturing 34 0.09
Lumber and Wood Production 82 0.21
Furniture Manufacturing 15 0.04
Paper Manufacturing 34 0.09
Printing and Publishing 247 0.64
Chemicals 32 0.08
Petroleum Refining 15 0.04
Rubber and Plastics 53 0.14
Leather Manufacturing 5 0.01 Leather Manufacturing 124 0.03
Stone, Glass, and Concrete 1,036 0.24
Metals Fabrication 6,091 1.41
Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing 9,660 2.23
Transportation 12,341 2.85
Travel Services 350 0.08
Transport Services 1,589 0.37
Communications 5,283 1.22
Utilities 1,575 0.36
Durables Wholesale 11,551 2.67
Non Durables Wholesale 7,590 1.75
Building Materials, Hardware and Garden 6,784 1.57
General Merchandise Stores 10,881 2.51
Food Markets 8,999 2.08
Convenience Stores 1,835 0.42
Other Food Stores 4,610 1.06
Auto Dealers and Gas Stations 10,121 2.34
Clothing Stores 3,654 0.84
Furniture Stores 1,172 0.27
Home Furnishings 1,125 0.26
Electronics and Computer Stores 1,135 0.26
Music Stores 210 0.05
Restaurants 19,293 4.45
Other Food Service 6,293 1.45
Bars 1,064 0.25
Drug Stores 3,379 0.78
Liquor Stores 287 0.07
Specialty Stores 8,216 1.90
Catalog and Direct Sales 869 0.20
Banks and Financial Institutions 9,894 2.28
Insurance Carriers 304 0.07
Insurance Agents and Brokers 5,803 1.34
Real Estate 7,300 1.68
Hotels and Lodging 12,343 2.85
Dry Cleaning and Laundry 1,075 0.25
Beauty and Barber Shops 3,243 0.75
Other Personal Service 2,481 0.57
Advertising 1,308 0.30
Computer Services 2,103 0.49
Other Business Services 7,369 1.70
Auto Repair/Services 5,638 1.30
Miscellaneous Repair Services 1,134 0.26
Motion Pictures 726 0.17
Entertainment and Recreation Services 6,516 1.50
Health and Medical Services 21,223 4.90
Hospitals 36,200 8.35
Legal Services 4,017 0.93
Primary and Secondary Education 22,085 5.10
Colleges and Universities 4,399 1.02
Social Services 17,435 4.02
Child Care Services 2,896 0.67
Museums and Zoos 287 0.07
Membership Organizations 13,719 3.17
Professional Services 9,951 2.30
Government 35,446 8.18
Unclassified Establishments 2,911 0.67
Total Employees by Occupation Type (2013)
TOTAL %
Executive, Managers, and Administrators 34,844 8.04
Business and Financial Operations 13,673 3.15
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 4,758 1.10
Architecture and Engineering 5,113 1.18
Life/Physical/Social Science Occupations 1,782 0.41
Community and Social Services 7,932 1.83
Legal 3,678 0.85
Education/Training/Library 23,257 5.37
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 20,187 4.66
Health Technologists/Technicians 8,377 1.93
Healthcare Support 13,704 3.16
Protective Services 10,653 2.46
Food Preparation/Serving 23,490 5.42
Building and Grounds Maintenance 15,130 3.49
Personal Care and Service 17,243 3.98
Sales 50,641 11.69
Office and Administrative Support 72,019 16.62
Farming/Fishing/Forestry 575 0.13
Construction and Extraction 19,690 4.54
Installation/Maintenance and Repair Workers 15,845 3.66
Production Workers 30,495 7.04
Transportation Workers 16,553 3.82
Material Moving 15,459 3.57

Pennsylvania’s Northeast Demographics Report

Total Population
1,035,833
Age Distribution (2013)
age-distribution-2013
TOTAL %
0-4 51,191 4.94
5-9 55,554 5.36
10-19 129,293 12.48
20-29 125,476 12.11
30-39 113,510 10.96
40-49 143,434 13.85
50-59 158,857 15.34
60-64 69,788 6.75
65+ 188,730 18.22

Total Population
1,060,770
Age Distribution (2018)
age-distribution-2018
TOTAL %
0-4 53,101 5.01
5-9 52,004 4.9
10-19 125,319 11.81
20-29 134,750 12.7
30-39 116,657 11
40-49 125,604 11.84
50-59 156,373 14.74
60-64 76,193 7.18
65+ 220,769 20.81

Sex (2013)
sex-2013
TOTAL %
Male 510,935 49.33
Female 524,898 50.67

Sex (2018)
sex-2018
TOTAL %
Male 523,124 49.32
Female 537,646 50.68

Race Distribution (2013)
race-distribution-2013
TOTAL %
White 929,932 89.78
Black 48,099 4.64
American Indian 2,071 .2
Asian 12,101 1.17
Pacific Islander 265 .03
Other 26,219 2.53
Multirace 17,146 1.66
Hispanic 77,090 7.44
Race Distribution (2018)
race-distribution-2018
TOTAL %
White 953,541 89.89
Black 48,572 4.58
American Indian 2,110 .2
Asian 12,280 1.16
Pacific Islander 270 .03
Other 26,529 2.5
Multirace 17,468 1.65
Hispanic 84,882 8

Total Households (2013)
TOTAL %
Households 417,785
Families 275,284 65.89
Total Households (2018)
TOTAL %
Households 429,720
Families 283,710 66.02

Household Income Distribution (2013)
household-income-distribution-2013
TOTAL %
$10K 27,250 6.52
$10-$20K 46,746 11.19
$20-$30K 49,151 11.76
$30-$40K 52,017 12.45
$40-$50K 41,355 9.9
$50-$60K 34,767 8.32
$60-$75K 47,900 11.47
$75-$100K 47,598 11.39
$100K 71,001 16.99
Household Income Distribution (2018)
household-income-distribution-2018
TOTAL %
$10K 25,972 6.04
$10-$20K 42,352 9.86
$20-$30K 39,971 9.3
$30-$40K 47,032 10.94
$40-$50K 54,558 12.7
$50-$60K 34,423 8.01
$60-$75K 43,845 10.2
$75-$100K 56,437 13.13
$100K 85,130 19.81

Labor Force Status (2013)
labor-force-status-2013
TOTAL %
Labor Force 495,731
Employed 444,189 89.6
Unemployed 50,832 10.25
In Armed Forces 710
Not In Labor Force 324,916
Labor Force Status (2018)
labor-force-status-2018
TOTAL %
Labor Force 514,155
Employed 460,683 89.6
Unemployed 52,727 10.26
In Armed Forces 745
Not In Labor Force 336,883

Total Number of Housing (2013)
total-number-of-housing-2013
TOTAL %
Total Dwellings 499,838
Owner­Occupied Dwellings 301,527 72.17
Renter­Occupied Dwellings 116,258 27.83
Housing Units Occupied 417,785 83.58
Total Number of Housing (2018)
total-number-of-housing-2018
TOTAL %
Total Dwellings 512,183
Owner­Occupied Dwellings 309,384 72
Renter­Occupied Dwellings 120,336 28
Housing Units Occupied 429,720 83.9

Education Attainment (2013)
education-attainment-2013
TOTAL %
Population Age 25+ 709,851
< Grade 9 24,208 3.41
Grade 9-12 57,662 8.12
High School 292,477 41.2
Some College 126,688 17.85
Assoc Degree 61,460 8.66
Bach Degree 93,032 13.11
Grad Degree 54,324 7.65
Education Attainment (2018)
education-attainment-2018
TOTAL %
Population Age 25+ 759,000
< Gr 9 55,895 7.36
Gr 9­12 59,841 7.88
High School 300,036 39.53
Some College 130,105 17.14
Assoc Degree 63,830 8.41
Bach Degree 92,856 12.23
Grad Degree 56,437 7.44

Size of Household (2013)
size-of-household-2013
TOTAL %
1 Person 120,028 28.73
2 Person 142,487 34.11
3 Person 68,153 16.31
4 Person 52,020 12.45
5 Person 22,504 5.39
6+ Person 8,041 1.92
Size of Household (2018)
size-of-household-2018
TOTAL %
1 Person 123,387 28.71
2 Person 146,572 34.11
3 Person 70,104 16.31
4 Person 53,526 12.46
5 Person 23,163 5.39
6+ Person 8,280 1.93