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Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 311,100 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 283,599 employed persons for the month. Toledo added 800 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 556 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 311,100 +800 +2,300
CPS 283,599 +556 -3,261

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 19,600 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 278,000 in June 2009, Toledo has gained 33,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 304,512 for Toledo in January 2001. 20,913 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 266,696, Toledo has added 16,903 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 311,100 800 283,599 556
September 2018 310,300 1,700 283,043 -2,309
August 2018 308,600 2,000 285,352 -4,250
July 2018 306,600 -2,800 289,602 -479
June 2018 309,400 1,600 290,081 773
May 2018 307,800 -1,100 289,308 -1,077
April 2018 308,900 900 290,385 -348
March 2018 308,000 300 290,733 983
February 2018 307,700 -1,000 289,750 1,028
January 2018 308,700 100 288,722 1,356
December 2017 308,600 -1,000 287,366 191
November 2017 309,600 800 287,175 315