Canton-Massillon, Ohio Job Growth
There were 160,900 jobs in Canton, Ohio in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 181,069 employed persons for the month. Canton lost 700 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 4,829 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Canton 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.
Canton, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Canton 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 Canton, Ohio
CES employment for Canton peaked in April 2000 at 187,900. Since then 27,000 jobs have been lost in Canton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 147,800 in April 2020, Canton has gained 13,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 199,438 for Canton in March 2001. 18,369 jobs have been lost in Canton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 160,218, Canton has added 20,851 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Canton, Ohio Employment History