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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 49,300 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,559 employed persons for the month. Cleveland lost 500 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 544 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,300 -500 +1,600
CPS 56,559 -544 +1,853

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 600 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,756 for Cleveland in November 2016. 2,197 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 49,300 -500 56,559 -544
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
August 2016 48,200 100 54,682 172
July 2016 48,100 900 54,510 339
June 2016 47,200 -100 54,171 40
May 2016 47,300 -500 54,131 -250
April 2016 47,800 100 54,381 -325