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Springfield, Ohio Job Growth

There were 48,200 jobs in Springfield, Ohio in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,053 employed persons for the month. Springfield added 400 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,305 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,200 +400 -1,300
CPS 60,053 -1,305 -391

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 9,800 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,000 in April 2020, Springfield has gained 4,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,595 for Springfield in February 2001. 9,542 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 53,433, Springfield has added 6,620 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Springfield, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 48,200 400 60,053 -1,305
October 2020 47,800 300 61,358 2,082
September 2020 47,500 200 59,276 795
August 2020 47,300 900 58,481 830
July 2020 46,400 0 57,651 41
June 2020 46,400 2,000 57,610 2,229
May 2020 44,400 400 55,381 1,948
April 2020 44,000 -5,900 53,433 -6,732
March 2020 49,900 400 60,165 -559
February 2020 49,500 0 60,724 180
January 2020 49,500 200 60,544 57
December 2019 49,300 -200 60,487 43