Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 395,900 jobs in Allentown, Pennsylvania in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 436,990 employed persons for the month. Allentown added 1,400 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 344 (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 in September 2023 is at a new high of 395,900.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 437,216 for Allentown in March 2023. 226 jobs have been lost in Allentown since then according to the household survey. From a July 2023 low of 436,616, Allentown has added 374 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Allentown, Pennsylvania Employment History