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Cincinnati, Ohio Job Growth

There were 1,089,600 jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,038,035 employed persons for the month. Cincinnati added 6,800 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,431 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cincinnati job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,089,600 +6,800 +21,400
CPS 1,038,035 +2,431 +11,585

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Cincinnati, Ohio Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati, Ohio

CES employment for Cincinnati in December 2016 is at a new high of 1,089,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,063,058 for Cincinnati in April 2008. 25,023 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati since then according to the household survey. From a June 2011 low of 985,287, Cincinnati has added 52,748 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Cincinnati, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 1,089,600 6,800 1,038,035 2,431
November 2016 1,082,800 -2,500 1,035,604 -2,326
October 2016 1,085,300 4,400 1,037,930 -2,506
September 2016 1,080,900 1,900 1,040,436 -7,143
August 2016 1,079,000 -2,100 1,047,579 -2,901
July 2016 1,081,100 4,600 1,050,480 4,477
June 2016 1,076,500 3,900 1,046,003 4,022
May 2016 1,072,600 5,700 1,041,981 7,611
April 2016 1,066,900 -7,800 1,034,370 2,468
March 2016 1,074,700 2,800 1,031,902 4,532
February 2016 1,071,900 5,300 1,027,370 5,596
January 2016 1,066,600 -1,600 1,021,774 -4,676