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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 204,300 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 217,193 employed persons for the month. Youngstown lost 1,400 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 715 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 204,300 -1,400 +1,700
CPS 217,193 -715 +1,351

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 53,599 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 174,500 in April 2020, Youngstown has gained 29,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 269,773 for Youngstown in April 2000. 52,580 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 182,100, Youngstown has added 35,093 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 204,300 -1,400 217,193 -715
August 2022 205,700 -400 217,908 -650
July 2022 206,100 1,100 218,558 -173
June 2022 205,000 200 218,731 -274
May 2022 204,800 -300 219,005 328
April 2022 205,100 -1,000 218,677 279
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