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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 179,600 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 188,829 employed persons for the month. Youngstown lost 32,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 29,659 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 179,600 -32,000 -38,000
CPS 188,829 -29,659 -37,216

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 78,299 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,271 for Youngstown in April 2000. 81,442 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 179,600 -32,000 188,829 -29,659
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
November 2019 213,600 -1,200 224,114 -434
October 2019 214,800 -1,000 224,548 -411
September 2019 215,800 -1,200 224,959 -282
August 2019 217,000 -500 225,241 -119
July 2019 217,500 500 225,360 -102
June 2019 217,000 -200 225,462 -203
May 2019 217,200 -400 225,665 -380