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Toledo, Ohio Job Growth

There were 288,800 jobs in Toledo, Ohio in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 280,748 employed persons for the month. Toledo lost 0 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 861 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Toledo job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 288,800 0 -22,600
CPS 280,748 -861 -10,345

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 42,000 jobs have been lost in Toledo according to the employer survey. From a trough of 243,700 in April 2020, Toledo has gained 45,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 303,780 for Toledo in January 2001. 23,032 jobs have been lost in Toledo since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 236,246, Toledo has added 44,502 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Toledo, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 288,800 0 280,748 -861
January 2021 288,800 500 281,609 -129
December 2020 288,300 -2,500 281,738 -111
November 2020 290,800 -1,000 281,849 -3,944
October 2020 291,800 0 285,793 8,990
September 2020 291,800 2,500 276,803 217
August 2020 289,300 4,700 276,586 4,618
July 2020 284,600 5,300 271,968 3,401
June 2020 279,300 27,600 268,567 14,749
May 2020 251,700 8,000 253,818 17,572
April 2020 243,700 -65,400 236,246 -48,504
March 2020 309,100 -2,300 284,750 -6,343