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Springfield, Ohio Job Growth

There were 47,200 jobs in Springfield, Ohio in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,080 employed persons for the month. Springfield lost 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 131 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Springfield job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,200 -100 -1,900
CPS 60,080 -131 -644

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 10,800 jobs have been lost in Springfield according to the employer survey. From a trough of 41,400 in April 2020, Springfield has gained 5,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 69,595 for Springfield in February 2001. 9,515 jobs have been lost in Springfield since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 53,433, Springfield has added 6,647 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Springfield, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 47,200 -100 60,080 -131
January 2021 47,300 400 60,211 -832
December 2020 46,900 -100 61,043 -204
November 2020 47,000 600 61,247 -111
October 2020 46,400 300 61,358 2,082
September 2020 46,100 0 59,276 795
August 2020 46,100 -600 58,481 830
July 2020 46,700 1,300 57,651 41
June 2020 45,400 1,800 57,610 2,229
May 2020 43,600 2,200 55,381 1,948
April 2020 41,400 -7,200 53,433 -6,732
March 2020 48,600 -500 60,165 -559