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Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 289,000 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 268,003 employed persons for the month. Toledo lost 200 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 500 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 289,000 -200 +4,400
CPS 268,003 +500 -1,911

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 41,800 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 243,700 in April 2020, Toledo has gained 45,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 302,529 for Toledo in February 2001. 34,526 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 226,956, Toledo has added 41,047 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 289,000 -200 268,003 500
June 2021 289,200 -500 267,503 -311
May 2021 289,700 1,200 267,814 -12,839
April 2021 288,500 -1,600 280,653 -355
March 2021 290,100 100 281,008 -64
February 2021 290,000 1,200 281,072 -421
January 2021 288,800 500 281,493 -288
December 2020 288,300 -2,500 281,781 1,333
November 2020 290,800 -1,000 280,448 1,552
October 2020 291,800 0 278,896 1,729
September 2020 291,800 2,500 277,167 2,807
August 2020 289,300 4,700 274,360 4,446