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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 218,200 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 224,715 employed persons for the month. Youngstown added 600 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 332 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 218,200 +600 -2,200
CPS 224,715 +332 -3,874

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 39,699 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 216,500 in November 2009, Youngstown has gained 1,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,373 for Youngstown in April 2000. 45,658 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey. From a September 2018 low of 224,383, Youngstown has added 332 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 218,200 600 224,715 332
September 2018 217,600 -200 224,383 -774
August 2018 217,800 -300 225,157 -1,696
July 2018 218,100 -200 226,853 -1,162
June 2018 218,300 -300 228,015 -169
May 2018 218,600 700 228,184 555
April 2018 217,900 -500 227,629 -1,044
March 2018 218,400 -1,000 228,673 -700
February 2018 219,400 1,000 229,373 1,630
January 2018 218,400 400 227,743 213
December 2017 218,000 -1,200 227,530 -593
November 2017 219,200 -1,200 228,123 -466