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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 217,400 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 226,787 employed persons for the month. Youngstown added 300 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 15 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 217,400 +300 -3,000
CPS 226,787 -15 -279

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Youngstown, Ohio Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Youngstown 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 Youngstown, Ohio

CES employment for Youngstown peaked in September 2000 at 257,899. Since then 40,499 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 216,500 in November 2009, Youngstown has gained 900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,271 for Youngstown in April 2000. 43,484 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey. From a November 2018 low of 225,323, Youngstown has added 1,464 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 217,400 300 226,787 -15
June 2019 217,100 -400 226,802 -149
May 2019 217,500 -100 226,951 -467
April 2019 217,600 -200 227,418 135
March 2019 217,800 -900 227,283 375
February 2019 218,700 -200 226,908 797
January 2019 218,900 800 226,111 740
December 2018 218,100 500 225,371 48
November 2018 217,600 -500 225,323 -46
October 2018 218,100 -200 225,369 -364
September 2018 218,300 -400 225,733 -602
August 2018 218,700 -1,700 226,335 -731