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Cincinnati, Ohio Job Growth

There were 1,107,600 jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,065,797 employed persons for the month. Cincinnati lost 2,200 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 6,205 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cincinnati job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,107,600 -2,200 +25,900
CPS 1,065,797 -6,205 +26,413

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 peaked in July 2017 at 1,109,800. Since then 2,200 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,072,002 for Cincinnati in July 2017. 6,205 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Cincinnati, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 1,107,600 -2,200 1,065,797 -6,205
July 2017 1,109,800 5,100 1,072,002 4,256
June 2017 1,104,700 5,400 1,067,746 2,866
May 2017 1,099,300 3,200 1,064,880 1,992
April 2017 1,096,100 -3,100 1,062,888 4,320
March 2017 1,099,200 2,900 1,058,568 4,986
February 2017 1,096,300 -1,400 1,053,582 6,629
January 2017 1,097,700 3,100 1,046,953 3,435
December 2016 1,094,600 9,100 1,043,518 2,215
November 2016 1,085,500 600 1,041,303 1,154
October 2016 1,084,900 100 1,040,149 731
September 2016 1,084,800 3,100 1,039,418 34