Lancaster, Pennsylvania Job Growth
There were 261,399 jobs in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in January 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 275,941 employed persons for the month. Lancaster added 500 jobs in January 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 649 (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 November 2019 at 262,100. Since then 700 jobs have been lost in Lancaster according to the employer survey. From a trough of 260,899 in December 2019, Lancaster has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in January 2020 for Lancaster is at a new high of 275,941.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lancaster, Pennsylvania Employment History