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Lebanon, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 51,200 jobs in Lebanon, Pennsylvania in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 67,473 employed persons for the month. Lebanon added 100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 237 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lebanon job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,200 +100 -3,100
CPS 67,473 +237 -2,762

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Lebanon, Pennsylvania Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lebanon 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 Lebanon, Pennsylvania

CES employment for Lebanon peaked in August 2019 at 54,500. Since then 3,300 jobs have been lost in Lebanon according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,200 in April 2020, Lebanon has gained 3,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 70,764 for Lebanon in August 2008. 3,291 jobs have been lost in Lebanon since then according to the household survey. From a June 2020 low of 63,272, Lebanon has added 4,201 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Lebanon, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 51,200 100 67,473 237
October 2020 51,100 200 67,236 275
September 2020 50,900 200 66,961 3,319
August 2020 50,700 200 63,642 241
July 2020 50,500 400 63,401 129
June 2020 50,100 800 63,272 -2,748
May 2020 49,300 1,100 66,020 2,412
April 2020 48,200 -6,000 63,608 -5,388
March 2020 54,200 -300 68,996 -1,343
February 2020 54,500 0 70,339 150
January 2020 54,500 300 70,189 -52
December 2019 54,200 -100 70,241 6