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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 222,600 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 230,475 employed persons for the month. Youngstown added 500 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,224 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 222,600 +500 -1,600
CPS 230,475 +1,224 -591

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 35,299 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 216,500 in November 2009, Youngstown has gained 6,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,373 for Youngstown in April 2000. 39,898 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey. From a September 2017 low of 228,416, Youngstown has added 2,059 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 222,600 500 230,475 1,224
October 2017 222,100 2,900 229,251 835
September 2017 219,200 -1,800 228,416 -433
August 2017 221,000 -800 228,849 -1,183
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