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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 200,300 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 216,035 employed persons for the month. Youngstown lost 600 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 249 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 200,300 -600 -14,600
CPS 216,035 -249 -8,380

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 57,599 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 174,400 in April 2020, Youngstown has gained 25,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,271 for Youngstown in April 2000. 54,236 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 187,140, Youngstown has added 28,895 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 200,300 -600 216,035 -249
January 2021 200,900 1,800 216,284 8,420
December 2020 199,100 -1,500 207,864 -1,991
November 2020 200,600 700 209,855 -2,009
October 2020 199,900 300 211,864 5,418
September 2020 199,600 1,600 206,446 2,164
August 2020 198,000 400 204,282 2,747
July 2020 197,600 4,700 201,535 -204
June 2020 192,900 10,900 201,739 6,912
May 2020 182,000 7,600 194,827 7,687
April 2020 174,400 -38,500 187,140 -31,348
March 2020 212,900 -2,000 218,488 -5,927