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Springfield, Ohio Job Growth

There were 49,800 jobs in Springfield, Ohio in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,505 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 288 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,800 -100 -300
CPS 60,505 +288 +55

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

Springfield, Ohio Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Springfield peaked in June 2000 at 58,000. Since then 8,200 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,800 in January 2010, Springfield has gained 1,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,695 for Springfield in May 2001. 9,190 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 59,330, Springfield has added 1,175 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Springfield, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 49,800 -100 60,505 288
February 2017 49,900 100 60,217 718
January 2017 49,800 300 59,499 169
December 2016 49,500 -200 59,330 -125
November 2016 49,700 -100 59,455 -171
October 2016 49,800 -100 59,626 -223
September 2016 49,900 0 59,849 -125
August 2016 49,900 0 59,974 -42
July 2016 49,900 -100 60,016 -145
June 2016 50,000 -100 60,161 -128
May 2016 50,100 100 60,289 -74
April 2016 50,000 -100 60,363 -87