Department of Numbers

York-Hanover, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 183,300 jobs in York, Pennsylvania in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 219,875 employed persons for the month. York added 400 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 380 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 183,300 +400 +5,400
CPS 219,875 +380 +1,315

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

York, Pennsylvania Employment Changes

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

CES employment for York peaked in November 2019 at 189,100. Since then 5,800 jobs have been lost in York according to the employer survey. From a trough of 151,300 in April 2020, York has gained 32,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 228,320 for York in December 2019. 8,445 jobs have been lost in York since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 190,928, York has added 28,947 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

York, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 183,300 400 219,875 380
October 2021 182,900 700 219,495 325
September 2021 182,200 600 219,170 130
August 2021 181,600 -300 219,040 -69
July 2021 181,900 900 219,109 -63
June 2021 181,000 1,000 219,172 -478
May 2021 180,000 100 219,650 -496
April 2021 179,900 200 220,146 -687
March 2021 179,700 -500 220,833 -569
February 2021 180,200 1,000 221,402 2,529
January 2021 179,200 200 218,873 -111
December 2020 179,000 1,100 218,984 424