Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 384,200 jobs in Allentown, Pennsylvania in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 425,619 employed persons for the month. Allentown lost 400 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 913 (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 November 2019 at 385,600. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Allentown according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in January 2020 for Allentown is at a new high of 425,619.
Employment: CES, CPS
Allentown, Pennsylvania Employment History