Department of Numbers

York-Hanover, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 180,800 jobs in York, Pennsylvania in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 219,503 employed persons for the month. York added 600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 582 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 180,800 +600 -8,500
CPS 219,503 +582 -9,358

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 January 2020 at 189,400. Since then 8,600 jobs have been lost in York according to the employer survey. From a trough of 165,200 in April 2020, York has gained 15,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 229,242 for York in December 2019. 9,739 jobs have been lost in York since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 204,302, York has added 15,201 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

York, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 180,800 600 219,503 582
October 2020 180,200 1,100 218,921 78
September 2020 179,100 1,200 218,843 9,102
August 2020 177,900 1,400 209,741 2,950
July 2020 176,500 600 206,791 444
June 2020 175,900 6,900 206,347 -4,233
May 2020 169,000 3,800 210,580 6,278
April 2020 165,200 -23,300 204,302 -20,671
March 2020 188,500 -500 224,973 -3,789
February 2020 189,000 -400 228,762 180
January 2020 189,400 300 228,582 -660
December 2019 189,100 -200 229,242 381