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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 225,400 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 232,560 employed persons for the month. Youngstown lost 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 549 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 225,400 -300 -1,400
CPS 232,560 -549 -3,848

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 32,499 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 216,500 in November 2009, Youngstown has gained 8,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,373 for Youngstown in April 2000. 37,813 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 225,400 -300 232,560 -549
November 2016 225,700 200 233,109 -183
October 2016 225,500 -500 233,292 -1,240
September 2016 226,000 2,600 234,532 -1,151
August 2016 223,400 -1,600 235,683 -1,349
July 2016 225,000 1,100 237,032 420
June 2016 223,900 -400 236,612 -41
May 2016 224,300 -1,100 236,653 -26
April 2016 225,400 -200 236,679 -2
March 2016 225,600 0 236,681 -158
February 2016 225,600 -700 236,839 -104
January 2016 226,300 -500 236,943 535