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Cincinnati, Ohio Job Growth

There were 1,098,100 jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,073,466 employed persons for the month. Cincinnati lost 100 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,249 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cincinnati job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,098,100 -100 +7,700
CPS 1,073,466 -2,249 +17,505

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Cincinnati, Ohio Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Cincinnati 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 Cincinnati, Ohio

CES employment for Cincinnati peaked in February 2018 at 1,098,700. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,075,715 for Cincinnati in March 2018. 2,249 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Cincinnati, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 1,098,100 -100 1,073,466 -2,249
March 2018 1,098,200 -500 1,075,715 6,653
February 2018 1,098,700 2,600 1,069,062 8,262
January 2018 1,096,100 2,600 1,060,800 -1,559
December 2017 1,093,500 -400 1,062,359 168
November 2017 1,093,900 600 1,062,191 -1,039
October 2017 1,093,300 -3,300 1,063,230 -1,047
September 2017 1,096,600 -400 1,064,277 168
August 2017 1,097,000 600 1,064,109 207
July 2017 1,096,400 -1,200 1,063,902 2,144
June 2017 1,097,600 6,100 1,061,758 4,008
May 2017 1,091,500 1,100 1,057,750 1,789