Department of Numbers

York-Hanover, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 186,800 jobs in York, Pennsylvania in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 222,119 employed persons for the month. York lost 200 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 587 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 186,800 -200 +1,300
CPS 222,119 -587 -2,441

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 2017 at 187,000. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in York according to the employer survey. From a trough of 186,600 in January 2018, York has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 225,283 for York in February 2017. 3,164 jobs have been lost in York since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

York, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 186,800 -200 222,119 -587
March 2018 187,000 100 222,706 -841
February 2018 186,900 300 223,547 450
January 2018 186,600 -100 223,097 -266
December 2017 186,700 -300 223,363 -163
November 2017 187,000 600 223,526 -94
October 2017 186,400 600 223,620 9
September 2017 185,800 -500 223,611 46
August 2017 186,300 700 223,565 27
July 2017 185,600 600 223,538 -71
June 2017 185,000 -300 223,609 -355
May 2017 185,300 -200 223,964 -596