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Springfield, Ohio Job Growth

There were 50,300 jobs in Springfield, Ohio in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,220 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 91 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,300 -300 -400
CPS 60,220 -91 -787

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 57,600. Since then 7,300 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,500 in January 2010, Springfield has gained 1,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,695 for Springfield in May 2001. 9,475 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 59,804, Springfield has added 416 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Springfield, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 50,300 -300 60,220 -91
November 2016 50,600 -200 60,311 -82
October 2016 50,800 -700 60,393 -566
September 2016 51,500 0 60,959 -649
August 2016 51,500 0 61,608 -243
July 2016 51,500 700 61,851 183
June 2016 50,800 -500 61,668 -296
May 2016 51,300 600 61,964 65
April 2016 50,700 -200 61,899 85
March 2016 50,900 100 61,814 409
February 2016 50,800 200 61,405 362
January 2016 50,600 -100 61,043 36