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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 221,400 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 229,162 employed persons for the month. Youngstown lost 400 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 870 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 221,400 -400 -3,500
CPS 229,162 -870 -3,783

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

Youngstown, Ohio Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Youngstown peaked in September 2000 at 257,899. Since then 36,499 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 216,500 in November 2009, Youngstown has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,373 for Youngstown in April 2000. 41,211 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 221,400 -400 229,162 -870
July 2017 221,800 -2,000 230,032 -1,926
June 2017 223,800 800 231,958 388
May 2017 223,000 0 231,570 -222
April 2017 223,000 100 231,792 406
March 2017 222,900 -1,100 231,386 -356
February 2017 224,000 -100 231,742 -180
January 2017 224,100 500 231,922 1,379
December 2016 223,600 -600 230,543 -523
November 2016 224,200 100 231,066 -339
October 2016 224,100 300 231,405 -587
September 2016 223,800 -1,100 231,992 -953