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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 219,100 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 228,865 employed persons for the month. Youngstown added 700 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 689 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 219,100 +700 -1,700
CPS 228,865 +689 -2,877

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 38,799 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 216,500 in November 2009, Youngstown has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 270,373 for Youngstown in April 2000. 41,508 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 228,176, Youngstown has added 689 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 219,100 700 228,865 689
January 2018 218,400 400 228,176 -1,559
December 2017 218,000 -1,200 229,735 -630
November 2017 219,200 -1,200 230,365 1,114
October 2017 220,400 1,800 229,251 835
September 2017 218,600 -1,200 228,416 -433
August 2017 219,800 200 228,849 -1,183
July 2017 219,600 -1,300 230,032 -1,926
June 2017 220,900 600 231,958 388
May 2017 220,300 -800 231,570 -222
April 2017 221,100 -100 231,792 406
March 2017 221,200 400 231,386 -356