Akron, Ohio Job Growth
There were 345,000 jobs in Akron, Ohio in November 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 341,590 employed persons for the month. Akron added 1,200 jobs in November 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 637 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Akron job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Akron, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Akron 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 Akron, Ohio
CES employment for Akron peaked in March 2016 at 345,200. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Akron according to the employer survey. From a trough of 341,800 in August 2016, Akron has gained 3,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 370,210 for Akron in January 2008. 28,620 jobs have been lost in Akron since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 330,870, Akron has added 10,720 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Akron, Ohio Employment History