Department of Numbers

Lebanon, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 51,700 jobs in Lebanon, Pennsylvania in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 67,017 employed persons for the month. Lebanon lost 100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 384 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lebanon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,700 -100 +400
CPS 67,017 -384 -447

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Lebanon, Pennsylvania Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lebanon 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 Lebanon, Pennsylvania

CES employment for Lebanon peaked in September 2016 at 51,900. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Lebanon according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 70,813 for Lebanon in August 2008. 3,796 jobs have been lost in Lebanon since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 63,991, Lebanon has added 3,026 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Lebanon, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 51,700 -100 67,017 -384
November 2016 51,800 0 67,401 -206
October 2016 51,800 -100 67,607 -202
September 2016 51,900 500 67,809 144
August 2016 51,400 -300 67,665 -155
July 2016 51,700 500 67,820 -140
June 2016 51,200 -100 67,960 -71
May 2016 51,300 -100 68,031 -32
April 2016 51,400 100 68,063 -401
March 2016 51,300 0 68,464 172
February 2016 51,300 0 68,292 333
January 2016 51,300 0 67,959 495