Department of Numbers

Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 314,100 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 287,377 employed persons for the month. Toledo added 700 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,776 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 314,100 +700 +6,000
CPS 287,377 +1,776 +1,703

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

Toledo, Ohio Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Toledo peaked in April 2000 at 330,700. Since then 16,600 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 278,000 in June 2009, Toledo has gained 36,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 304,512 for Toledo in January 2001. 17,135 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 266,696, Toledo has added 20,681 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 314,100 700 287,377 1,776
November 2016 313,400 2,500 285,601 438
October 2016 310,900 400 285,163 -4,539
September 2016 310,500 -2,600 289,702 -6,636
August 2016 313,100 -800 296,338 -2,693
July 2016 313,900 2,000 299,031 2,200
June 2016 311,900 -1,100 296,831 1,808
May 2016 313,000 1,900 295,023 2,850
April 2016 311,100 -600 292,173 235
March 2016 311,700 1,400 291,938 638
February 2016 310,300 -1,800 291,300 1,556
January 2016 312,100 4,000 289,744 4,070