Lima, Ohio Job Growth
There were 51,000 jobs in Lima, Ohio in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,561 employed persons for the month. Lima lost 100 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,969 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lima 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.
Lima, Ohio Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lima 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 Lima, Ohio
CES employment for Lima peaked in November 2000 at 59,500. Since then 8,500 jobs have been lost in Lima according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,200 in April 2020, Lima has gained 6,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 49,844 for Lima in May 2006. 6,283 jobs have been lost in Lima since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 38,349, Lima has added 5,212 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lima, Ohio Employment History