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Cincinnati, Ohio Job Growth

There were 1,136,000 jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio in November 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,101,235 employed persons for the month. Cincinnati added 2,400 jobs in November 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 997 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cincinnati job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,136,000 +2,400 +20,100
CPS 1,101,235 +997 +26,575

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 September 2019 at 1,136,200. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati according to the employer survey. From a trough of 1,133,600 in October 2019, Cincinnati has gained 2,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2019 for Cincinnati is at a new high of 1,101,235.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2019

Cincinnati, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2019 1,136,000 2,400 1,101,235 997
October 2019 1,133,600 -2,600 1,100,238 539
September 2019 1,136,200 3,400 1,099,699 1,407
August 2019 1,132,800 5,800 1,098,292 1,619
July 2019 1,127,000 -1,100 1,096,673 1,999
June 2019 1,128,100 3,100 1,094,674 2,137
May 2019 1,125,000 -200 1,092,537 324
April 2019 1,125,200 800 1,092,213 3,331
March 2019 1,124,400 -200 1,088,882 4,964
February 2019 1,124,600 200 1,083,918 4,785
January 2019 1,124,400 3,800 1,079,133 4,492
December 2018 1,120,600 4,700 1,074,641 -19