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Lebanon, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 51,900 jobs in Lebanon, Pennsylvania in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 67,482 employed persons for the month. Lebanon lost 0 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 465 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lebanon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,900 0 +300
CPS 67,482 -465 -101

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 February 2017 at 52,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Lebanon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 51,800 in March 2017, Lebanon has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 70,813 for Lebanon in August 2008. 3,331 jobs have been lost in Lebanon since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 63,991, Lebanon has added 3,491 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Lebanon, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 51,900 0 67,482 -465
July 2017 51,900 0 67,947 -235
June 2017 51,900 100 68,182 149
May 2017 51,800 -200 68,033 -142
April 2017 52,000 200 68,175 302
March 2017 51,800 -200 67,873 323
February 2017 52,000 300 67,550 413
January 2017 51,700 -100 67,137 310
December 2016 51,800 -100 66,827 -224
November 2016 51,900 100 67,051 -248
October 2016 51,800 100 67,299 -167
September 2016 51,700 100 67,466 -117