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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 205,500 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 218,801 employed persons for the month. Youngstown lost 600 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 403 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 205,500 -600 +2,800
CPS 218,801 +403 +5,228

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 52,399 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 174,500 in April 2020, Youngstown has gained 31,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 269,773 for Youngstown in April 2000. 50,972 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 182,100, Youngstown has added 36,701 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 205,500 -600 218,801 403
March 2022 206,100 3,100 218,398 753
February 2022 203,000 100 217,645 599
January 2022 202,900 -100 217,046 659
December 2021 203,000 200 216,387 -14
November 2021 202,800 -500 216,401 130
October 2021 203,300 700 216,271 429
September 2021 202,600 -1,100 215,842 518
August 2021 203,700 2,000 215,324 486
July 2021 201,700 -400 214,838 435
June 2021 202,100 300 214,403 385
May 2021 201,800 -900 214,018 445