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Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 308,100 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 289,917 employed persons for the month. Toledo lost 600 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 179 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 308,100 -600 -2,100
CPS 289,917 +179 -2,592

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 330,700. Since then 22,600 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 278,000 in June 2009, Toledo has gained 30,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 304,512 for Toledo in January 2001. 14,595 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 266,696, Toledo has added 23,221 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 308,100 -600 289,917 179
January 2018 308,700 100 289,738 -269
December 2017 308,600 -1,000 290,007 812
November 2017 309,600 800 289,195 1,933
October 2017 308,800 600 287,262 -1,136
September 2017 308,200 600 288,398 -2,348
August 2017 307,600 -500 290,746 -1,864
July 2017 308,100 0 292,610 3,067
June 2017 308,100 400 289,543 662
May 2017 307,700 -400 288,881 -2,214
April 2017 308,100 -2,600 291,095 -1,544
March 2017 310,700 500 292,639 130