Department of Numbers

York-Hanover, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 184,100 jobs in York, Pennsylvania in October 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 222,538 employed persons for the month. York lost 100 jobs in October 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 30 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 184,100 -100 +300
CPS 222,538 +30 -1,364

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 1,300 jobs have been lost in York according to the employer survey. From a trough of 183,800 in June 2017, York has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 224,957 for York in February 2016. 2,419 jobs have been lost in York since then according to the household survey. From a September 2017 low of 222,508, York has added 30 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2017

York, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2017 184,100 -100 222,538 30
September 2017 184,200 -500 222,508 -277
August 2017 184,700 500 222,785 -412
July 2017 184,200 400 223,197 -377
June 2017 183,800 -400 223,574 -348
May 2017 184,200 -100 223,922 -516
April 2017 184,300 200 224,438 375
March 2017 184,100 -900 224,063 161
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