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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 223,200 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 231,480 employed persons for the month. Youngstown lost 800 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 262 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 223,200 -800 -2,300
CPS 231,480 -262 -3,400

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 34,699 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 216,500 in November 2009, Youngstown has gained 6,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,373 for Youngstown in April 2000. 38,893 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey. From a December 2016 low of 230,543, Youngstown has added 937 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 223,200 -800 231,480 -262
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
August 2016 224,900 -300 232,945 -555
July 2016 225,200 1,300 233,500 90
June 2016 223,900 400 233,410 -41
May 2016 223,500 -1,500 233,451 -637
April 2016 225,000 -500 234,088 -792