Department of Numbers

York-Hanover, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 184,900 jobs in York, Pennsylvania in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 225,095 employed persons for the month. York lost 1,100 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,014 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 184,900 -1,100 +1,100
CPS 225,095 -1,014 -770

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

York, Pennsylvania Employment Changes

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

CES employment for York peaked in July 2016 at 186,500. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in York according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 227,290 for York in February 2016. 2,195 jobs have been lost in York since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

York, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 184,900 -1,100 225,095 -1,014
November 2016 186,000 700 226,109 -22
October 2016 185,300 -200 226,131 -254
September 2016 185,500 100 226,385 48
August 2016 185,400 -1,100 226,337 -486
July 2016 186,500 2,100 226,823 -109
June 2016 184,400 -100 226,932 -31
May 2016 184,500 -200 226,963 500
April 2016 184,700 800 226,463 -628
March 2016 183,900 0 227,091 -199
February 2016 183,900 -400 227,290 643
January 2016 184,300 500 226,647 782