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Cincinnati, Ohio Job Growth

There were 1,113,000 jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,069,432 employed persons for the month. Cincinnati added 2,900 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 4,107 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cincinnati job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,113,000 +2,900 +19,700
CPS 1,069,432 +4,107 +6,202

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 1,113,000.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 1,078,376 for Cincinnati in July 2018. 8,944 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 1,065,325, Cincinnati has added 4,107 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Cincinnati, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 1,113,000 2,900 1,069,432 4,107
September 2018 1,110,100 2,900 1,065,325 -1,942
August 2018 1,107,200 1,400 1,067,267 -11,109
July 2018 1,105,800 500 1,078,376 1,150
June 2018 1,105,300 4,200 1,077,226 2,488
May 2018 1,101,100 2,600 1,074,738 1,415
April 2018 1,098,500 300 1,073,323 -2,392
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