Department of Numbers

Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 309,000 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 290,200 employed persons for the month. Toledo lost 300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 771 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 309,000 -300 -1,900
CPS 290,200 +771 +3,973

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 21,800 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 277,900 in June 2009, Toledo has gained 31,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 303,780 for Toledo in January 2001. 13,580 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 267,529, Toledo has added 22,671 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 309,000 -300 290,200 771
June 2019 309,300 -300 289,429 634
May 2019 309,600 -1,300 288,795 40
April 2019 310,900 -200 288,755 765
March 2019 311,100 700 287,990 1,101
February 2019 310,400 0 286,889 863
January 2019 310,400 500 286,026 808
December 2018 309,900 -700 285,218 99
November 2018 310,600 200 285,119 98
October 2018 310,400 -100 285,021 -179
September 2018 310,500 -700 285,200 -388
August 2018 311,200 300 285,588 -639