Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 376,000 jobs in Allentown, Pennsylvania in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 421,133 employed persons for the month. Allentown added 700 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 440 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Allentown job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Allentown, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Allentown 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 Allentown, Pennsylvania
CES employment for Allentown peaked in October 2018 at 377,100. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Allentown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 375,300 in June 2019, Allentown has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in July 2019 for Allentown is at a new high of 421,133.
Employment: CES, CPS
Allentown, Pennsylvania Employment History