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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 49,500 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,853 employed persons for the month. Cleveland lost 100 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 256 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,500 -100 +1,300
CPS 56,853 +256 +2,171

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

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Cleveland peaked in January 2017 at 49,900. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 49,300 in May 2017, Cleveland has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,756 for Cleveland in November 2016. 1,903 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey. From a June 2017 low of 56,218, Cleveland has added 635 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 49,500 -100 56,853 256
July 2017 49,600 100 56,597 379
June 2017 49,500 200 56,218 -156
May 2017 49,300 -200 56,374 -111
April 2017 49,500 100 56,485 -83
March 2017 49,400 -400 56,568 -535
February 2017 49,800 -100 57,103 -617
January 2017 49,900 1,500 57,720 -1,020
December 2016 48,400 -1,100 58,740 -16
November 2016 49,500 2,700 58,756 4,288
October 2016 46,800 -1,400 54,468 -118
September 2016 48,200 0 54,586 -96