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Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 310,400 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 291,494 employed persons for the month. Toledo lost 0 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,170 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 310,400 0 +300
CPS 291,494 +2,170 +1,744

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 20,400 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 277,900 in June 2009, Toledo has gained 32,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 304,512 for Toledo in January 2001. 13,018 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 266,696, Toledo has added 24,798 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 310,400 0 291,494 2,170
January 2019 310,400 500 289,324 3,589
December 2018 309,900 -700 285,735 509
November 2018 310,600 200 285,226 1,690
October 2018 310,400 -100 283,536 493
September 2018 310,500 -700 283,043 -2,309
August 2018 311,200 300 285,352 -4,250
July 2018 310,900 900 289,602 -479
June 2018 310,000 200 290,081 773
May 2018 309,800 -600 289,308 -1,077
April 2018 310,400 400 290,385 -348
March 2018 310,000 -100 290,733 983