Canton-Massillon, Ohio Job Growth
There were 171,600 jobs in Canton, Ohio in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 187,304 employed persons for the month. Canton added 300 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 0 (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 16,300 jobs have been lost in Canton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 146,000 in April 2020, Canton has gained 25,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 199,372 for Canton in May 2001. 12,068 jobs have been lost in Canton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 159,611, Canton has added 27,693 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Canton, Ohio Employment History