Akron, Ohio Job Growth
There were 282,000 jobs in Akron, Ohio in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 285,311 employed persons for the month. Akron lost 50,900 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 50,263 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Akron job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Akron, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Akron 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 Akron, Ohio
CES employment for Akron peaked in February 2008 at 343,400. Since then 61,400 jobs have been lost in Akron according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 370,181 for Akron in December 2007. 84,870 jobs have been lost in Akron since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Akron, Ohio Employment History