Lancaster, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 255,800 jobs in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 267,532 employed persons for the month. Lancaster lost 300 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 809 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lancaster 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.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lancaster 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 Lancaster, Pennsylvania
CES employment for Lancaster peaked in March 2018 at 256,100. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Lancaster according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,934 for Lancaster in March 2017. 3,402 jobs have been lost in Lancaster since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Employment History