Lima, Ohio Job Growth
There were 53,600 jobs in Lima, Ohio in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 46,501 employed persons for the month. Lima added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 408 (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 5,900 jobs have been lost in Lima according to the employer survey. From a trough of 51,200 in June 2010, Lima has gained 2,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 49,749 for Lima in July 2005. 3,248 jobs have been lost in Lima since then according to the household survey. From a March 2014 low of 45,256, Lima has added 1,245 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lima, Ohio Employment History