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Springfield, Ohio Job Growth

There were 50,500 jobs in Springfield, Ohio in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,060 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 100 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 193 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,500 -100 +400
CPS 61,060 +193 +866

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Springfield, Ohio Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Springfield 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 Springfield, Ohio

CES employment for Springfield peaked in June 2000 at 58,000. Since then 7,500 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 48,800 in January 2010, Springfield has gained 1,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,595 for Springfield in February 2001. 8,535 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a July 2018 low of 59,859, Springfield has added 1,201 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Springfield, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 50,500 -100 61,060 193
March 2019 50,600 200 60,867 265
February 2019 50,400 -500 60,602 296
January 2019 50,900 400 60,306 262
December 2018 50,500 200 60,044 -4
November 2018 50,300 -200 60,048 24
October 2018 50,500 500 60,024 80
September 2018 50,000 200 59,944 81
August 2018 49,800 300 59,863 4
July 2018 49,500 -200 59,859 -75
June 2018 49,700 200 59,934 -126
May 2018 49,500 -600 60,060 -134