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Clarksville, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 89,600 jobs in Clarksville, Tennessee in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 105,742 employed persons for the month. Clarksville lost 100 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 322 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Clarksville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 89,600 -100 +500
CPS 105,742 +322 +1,942

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 600 jobs have been lost in Clarksville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,300 in May 2017, Clarksville has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 106,268 for Clarksville in April 2017. 526 jobs have been lost in Clarksville since then according to the household survey. From a June 2017 low of 105,129, Clarksville has added 613 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Clarksville, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 89,600 -100 105,742 322
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
November 2016 89,300 -400 104,292 81
October 2016 89,700 300 104,211 264
September 2016 89,400 300 103,947 147