Workforce

Lancaster Workforce


Lancaster has an excellent pool of workers that fill an array of occupational careers - from professional, highly skilled trades to semiskilled, assembly-type workers. In addition, Lancaster's location within the Dallas Metroplex provides ready access to a multi-county labor pool numbering in excess of 2 million.


December 2014 Labor Force (Based on December 2014 Information)


Category
Lancaster
Dallas Metropolitan Statistical Area
Texas
Labor Force
17,943
1,288 million
13,081 million
Employment
17,481
1,208 million
12,484 million
Unemployment
1,462
0.065 million
0.597 million
Unemployment Percentage
8.9%
5.3%
4.7%
 (Source: Texas Workforce Commission)