Department of Numbers

Springfield, Ohio Job Growth

There were 48,100 jobs in Springfield, Ohio in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,037 employed persons for the month. Springfield added 400 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 207 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,100 +400 +1,400
CPS 57,037 +207 -201

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 9,900 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,400 in April 2020, Springfield has gained 6,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,517 for Springfield in March 2001. 12,480 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 50,726, Springfield has added 6,311 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Springfield, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 48,100 400 57,037 207
June 2021 47,700 500 56,830 94
May 2021 47,200 100 56,736 -3,247
April 2021 47,100 -200 59,983 303
March 2021 47,300 -100 59,680 150
February 2021 47,400 100 59,530 -36
January 2021 47,300 400 59,566 228
December 2020 46,900 -100 59,338 205
November 2020 47,000 600 59,133 275
October 2020 46,400 300 58,858 349
September 2020 46,100 0 58,509 514
August 2020 46,100 -600 57,995 757