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Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 314,700 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 292,729 employed persons for the month. Toledo lost 700 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 220 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 314,700 -700 +4,400
CPS 292,729 +220 +2,433

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 16,000 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 278,000 in June 2009, Toledo has gained 36,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 304,512 for Toledo in January 2001. 11,783 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 266,696, Toledo has added 26,033 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 314,700 -700 292,729 220
February 2017 315,400 -1,600 292,509 1,986
January 2017 317,000 1,600 290,523 3,409
December 2016 315,400 500 287,114 284
November 2016 314,900 2,500 286,830 255
October 2016 312,400 -500 286,575 -424
September 2016 312,900 2,300 286,999 -1,384
August 2016 310,600 -4,000 288,383 -1,420
July 2016 314,600 3,400 289,803 -323
June 2016 311,200 1,200 290,126 321
May 2016 310,000 -1,200 289,805 -78
April 2016 311,200 900 289,883 -413