Dayton, OH Metropolitan Area Employment Analysis

( Data Date : December 2019 )

Ohio Employment Data

Ohio is located in the Midwest region, with the Buckeye State’s economy historically banking and insurance, motor vehicle, plastics and rubber manufacturing, research and development, steel production, and agriculture. Developing sectors include bioscience, information, food processing, and oil industries. Ohio’s economic outlook strengths include skilled manufacturing workforce, good infrastructure, and quality healthcare system; while challenges include slow population growth and elevated level of out-migration, and heavy reliance on declining manufacturing sector. (Source: Ohio Development Services Agency)

State/Metropolitan Employment Data:

Dayton, OH Metropolitan Area Unemployment Rate Trends (% change)

  • The unemployment rate in the Dayton, OH Metropolitan Area, metro area was 3.8% in November 2019, 0.4% lower than last month, and lower by 0.8% from a year ago.

  • Compared to national and state unemployment rates, the Dayton, OH Metropolitan Area, metro area unemployment rate in November 2019 was higher by 0.3% than the U.S. rate of 3.5%, and lower by 0% than the Ohio state unemployment rate of 3.8%.

  • Total employment in the Dayton, OH Metropolitan Area, metro area increased by 4.3% (2247 more persons employed) over the past quarter, and increased by 4.6% ( 5114243 less ) over the past year.

  • The Dayton, OH Metropolitan Area, metro area has an employable civilian labor force (employed + unemployed persons age 16 and older) of 392,168 persons.

  • The Dayton, OH Metropolitan Area, metro area labor force shrunk by 1.3% (32533 persons) over the past quarter, and shrunk by 2.7% (35477 persons) over the past year.

  • Current Rate
    Last Year
    Last QTR
    Last Month
    Difference Since Last Quarter
    + 4.6%
    + 4.3%
    + 4.2%
    + 2247

    %96.22 of the Total Labor Force is Employed.

    Employment information is based on data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

    Graphs and charts are based on monthly data from 2000 to present (BLS reports monthly data a month to six weeks after the close of each month).

    The data MuniNet Guide uses and presents is seasonally adjusted.