Lima, Ohio Job Growth
There were 51,500 jobs in Lima, Ohio in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 44,070 employed persons for the month. Lima lost 600 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 251 (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 8,000 jobs have been lost in Lima according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,200 in April 2020, Lima has gained 7,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 49,844 for Lima in May 2006. 5,774 jobs have been lost in Lima since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 38,349, Lima has added 5,721 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lima, Ohio Employment History