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Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, Ohio Job Growth

There were 199,900 jobs in Youngstown, Ohio in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 205,828 employed persons for the month. Youngstown added 1,100 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 219 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Youngstown job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 199,900 +1,100 +2,300
CPS 205,828 +219 -1,620

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 57,999 jobs have been lost in Youngstown according to the employer survey. From a trough of 174,400 in April 2020, Youngstown has gained 25,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 269,773 for Youngstown in April 2000. 63,945 jobs have been lost in Youngstown since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 181,728, Youngstown has added 24,100 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Youngstown, Ohio Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 199,900 1,100 205,828 219
June 2021 198,800 1,900 205,609 -42
May 2021 196,900 -2,400 205,651 -10,641
April 2021 199,300 -2,000 216,292 -310
March 2021 201,300 100 216,602 5
February 2021 201,200 300 216,597 184
January 2021 200,900 1,800 216,413 212
December 2020 199,100 -1,500 216,201 942
November 2020 200,600 700 215,259 1,168
October 2020 199,900 300 214,091 1,402
September 2020 199,600 1,600 212,689 2,097
August 2020 198,000 400 210,592 3,144