Department of Numbers

Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 313,900 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 289,295 employed persons for the month. Toledo added 700 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,033 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 313,900 +700 -1,000
CPS 289,295 +2,033 +2,465

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 16,800 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 278,000 in June 2009, Toledo has gained 35,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 304,512 for Toledo in January 2001. 15,217 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 266,696, Toledo has added 22,599 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 313,900 700 289,295 2,033
October 2017 313,200 200 287,262 -1,136
September 2017 313,000 1,300 288,398 -2,348
August 2017 311,700 -400 290,746 -1,864
July 2017 312,100 2,200 292,610 3,067
June 2017 309,900 3,000 289,543 662
May 2017 306,900 -4,000 288,881 -2,214
April 2017 310,900 -3,600 291,095 -1,544
March 2017 314,500 -900 292,639 130
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