Department of Numbers

York-Hanover, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 184,200 jobs in York, Pennsylvania in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 224,101 employed persons for the month. York lost 800 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 199 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 184,200 -800 +600
CPS 224,101 +199 -723

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 January 2017 at 185,400. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in York according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 224,957 for York in February 2016. 856 jobs have been lost in York since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 223,604, York has added 497 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

York, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 184,200 -800 224,101 199
February 2017 185,000 -400 223,902 -88
January 2017 185,400 2,000 223,990 386
December 2016 183,400 -100 223,604 -200
November 2016 183,500 -300 223,804 -98
October 2016 183,800 100 223,902 49
September 2016 183,700 -200 223,853 50
August 2016 183,900 300 223,803 5
July 2016 183,600 1,000 223,798 -34
June 2016 182,600 -400 223,832 -169
May 2016 183,000 0 224,001 -382
April 2016 183,000 -600 224,383 -441