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Springfield, Ohio Job Growth

There were 46,400 jobs in Springfield, Ohio in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,663 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 0 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 53 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,400 0 -3,400
CPS 57,663 +53 -2,685

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 11,600 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,000 in April 2020, Springfield has gained 2,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,595 for Springfield in February 2001. 11,932 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 53,433, Springfield has added 4,230 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2020

Springfield, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2020 46,400 0 57,663 53
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
November 2019 49,500 100 60,444 34
October 2019 49,400 300 60,410 34
September 2019 49,100 -400 60,376 27
August 2019 49,500 -300 60,349 1