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Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 252,500 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 235,751 employed persons for the month. Toledo lost 55,200 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 48,999 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 252,500 -55,200 -58,900
CPS 235,751 -48,999 -54,365

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 78,300 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 303,780 for Toledo in January 2001. 68,029 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 252,500 -55,200 235,751 -48,999
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
November 2019 310,700 -200 290,951 -128
October 2019 310,900 -1,000 291,079 -65
September 2019 311,900 0 291,144 42
August 2019 311,900 -400 291,102 159
July 2019 312,300 -200 290,943 239
June 2019 312,500 1,800 290,704 306
May 2019 310,700 -700 290,398 282