Canton-Massillon, Ohio Job Growth
There were 174,800 jobs in Canton, Ohio in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 188,987 employed persons for the month. Canton added 1,600 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 940 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Canton 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.
Canton, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Canton 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 Canton, Ohio
CES employment for Canton peaked in April 2000 at 187,900. Since then 13,100 jobs have been lost in Canton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 158,300 in November 2009, Canton has gained 16,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 199,497 for Canton in January 2001. 10,510 jobs have been lost in Canton since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 177,343, Canton has added 11,644 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Canton, Ohio Employment History