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York-Hanover, Pennsylvania Job Growth

There were 180,300 jobs in York, Pennsylvania in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 218,763 employed persons for the month. York added 1,100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 123 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare York job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 180,300 +1,100 -8,100
CPS 218,763 +123 -9,999

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 8,800 jobs have been lost in York according to the employer survey. From a trough of 151,300 in April 2020, York has gained 29,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 229,242 for York in December 2019. 10,479 jobs have been lost in York since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 204,302, York has added 14,461 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

York, Pennsylvania Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 180,300 1,100 218,763 123
January 2021 179,200 200 218,640 -1,032
December 2020 179,000 1,100 219,672 309
November 2020 177,900 900 219,363 442
October 2020 177,000 800 218,921 78
September 2020 176,200 800 218,843 9,102
August 2020 175,400 600 209,741 2,950
July 2020 174,800 3,800 206,791 444
June 2020 171,000 11,300 206,347 -4,233
May 2020 159,700 8,400 210,580 6,278
April 2020 151,300 -36,200 204,302 -20,671
March 2020 187,500 -900 224,973 -3,789