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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 192,600 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 207,754 employed persons for the month. Youngstown added 500 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 4,110 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 192,600 +500 -21,000
CPS 207,754 -4,110 -16,360

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 65,299 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 178,300 in April 2020, Youngstown has gained 14,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,271 for Youngstown in April 2000. 62,517 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 187,140, Youngstown has added 20,614 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 192,600 500 207,754 -4,110
October 2020 192,100 300 211,864 5,418
September 2020 191,800 400 206,446 2,164
August 2020 191,400 1,100 204,282 2,747
July 2020 190,300 600 201,535 -204
June 2020 189,700 8,200 201,739 6,912
May 2020 181,500 3,200 194,827 7,687
April 2020 178,300 -33,300 187,140 -31,348
March 2020 211,600 -2,200 218,488 -5,927
February 2020 213,800 -100 224,415 152
January 2020 213,900 -100 224,263 578
December 2019 214,000 400 223,685 -429