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Cincinnati, Ohio Job Growth

There were 1,123,300 jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 1,094,135 employed persons for the month. Cincinnati lost 1,100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 7,980 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cincinnati job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 1,123,300 -1,100 +20,900
CPS 1,094,135 +7,980 +25,073

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 January 2019 at 1,124,400. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Cincinnati according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Cincinnati is at a new high of 1,094,135.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Cincinnati, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 1,123,300 -1,100 1,094,135 7,980
January 2019 1,124,400 3,800 1,086,155 16,187
December 2018 1,120,600 4,700 1,069,968 -1,197
November 2018 1,115,900 1,700 1,071,165 1,053
October 2018 1,114,200 3,100 1,070,112 4,787
September 2018 1,111,100 1,400 1,065,325 -1,942
August 2018 1,109,700 300 1,067,267 -11,109
July 2018 1,109,400 100 1,078,376 1,150
June 2018 1,109,300 4,700 1,077,226 2,488
May 2018 1,104,600 2,700 1,074,738 1,415
April 2018 1,101,900 -1,400 1,073,323 -2,392
March 2018 1,103,300 900 1,075,715 6,653