Canton-Massillon, Ohio Job Growth
There were 167,700 jobs in Canton, Ohio in March 2013 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 185,105 employed persons for the month. Canton lost 300 jobs in March 2013 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 214 (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 20,200 jobs have been lost in Canton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 158,300 in October 2009, Canton has gained 9,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 199,533 for Canton in April 2001. 14,428 jobs have been lost in Canton since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 178,357, Canton has added 6,748 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Canton, Ohio Employment History