Lancaster, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 255,400 jobs in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in January 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 268,870 employed persons for the month. Lancaster added 700 jobs in January 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,685 (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 in January 2018 is at a new high of 255,400.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 273,343 for Lancaster in May 2017. 4,473 jobs have been lost in Lancaster since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 267,185, Lancaster has added 1,685 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Employment History