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Clarksville, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 89,800 jobs in Clarksville, Tennessee in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 106,479 employed persons for the month. Clarksville added 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 362 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Clarksville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 89,800 +200 +500
CPS 106,479 -362 +2,187

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Clarksville, Tennessee Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Clarksville 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 Clarksville, Tennessee

CES employment for Clarksville peaked in January 2017 at 90,200. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Clarksville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,300 in May 2017, Clarksville has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 106,953 for Clarksville in September 2017. 474 jobs have been lost in Clarksville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Clarksville, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 89,800 200 106,479 -362
October 2017 89,600 -200 106,841 -112
September 2017 89,800 500 106,953 1,552
August 2017 89,300 -400 105,401 -19
July 2017 89,700 300 105,420 291
June 2017 89,400 100 105,129 -1,114
May 2017 89,300 -100 106,243 -25
April 2017 89,400 -500 106,268 368
March 2017 89,900 0 105,900 571
February 2017 89,900 -300 105,329 541
January 2017 90,200 400 104,788 537
December 2016 89,800 500 104,251 -41