Lancaster, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 254,900 jobs in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 267,443 employed persons for the month. Lancaster added 1,000 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 748 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lancaster job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lancaster as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Lancaster, Pennsylvania
CES employment for Lancaster peaked in August 2017 at 254,900. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Lancaster according to the employer survey. From a trough of 253,900 in October 2017, Lancaster has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 273,343 for Lancaster in May 2017. 5,900 jobs have been lost in Lancaster since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Employment History