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Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 290,100 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 278,430 employed persons for the month. Toledo lost 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 7,363 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 290,100 -200 -20,600
CPS 278,430 -7,363 -12,521

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

Toledo, Ohio Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Toledo peaked in April 2000 at 330,800. Since then 40,700 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 253,700 in April 2020, Toledo has gained 36,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 303,780 for Toledo in January 2001. 25,350 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 236,246, Toledo has added 42,184 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 290,100 -200 278,430 -7,363
October 2020 290,300 1,800 285,793 8,990
September 2020 288,500 100 276,803 217
August 2020 288,400 3,100 276,586 4,618
July 2020 285,300 5,800 271,968 3,401
June 2020 279,500 13,000 268,567 14,749
May 2020 266,500 12,800 253,818 17,572
April 2020 253,700 -54,000 236,246 -48,504
March 2020 307,700 -1,800 284,750 -6,343
February 2020 309,500 1,800 291,093 263
January 2020 307,700 -1,300 290,830 64
December 2019 309,000 -1,700 290,766 -185