Dayton, Ohio Job Growth
There were 374,800 jobs in Dayton, Ohio in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 350,360 employed persons for the month. Dayton lost 1,400 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 706 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Dayton 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.
Dayton, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Dayton 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 Dayton, Ohio
CES employment for Dayton peaked in May 2000 at 427,100. Since then 52,300 jobs have been lost in Dayton according to the employer survey. From a trough of 333,000 in April 2020, Dayton has gained 41,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 395,245 for Dayton in February 2001. 44,885 jobs have been lost in Dayton since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 315,047, Dayton has added 35,313 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Dayton, Ohio Employment History