Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 121,300 jobs in Kingsport, Tennessee in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 131,434 employed persons for the month. Kingsport lost 900 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 48 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingsport job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Kingsport, Tennessee Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kingsport 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 Kingsport, Tennessee
CES employment for Kingsport peaked in February 2008 at 123,900. Since then 2,600 jobs have been lost in Kingsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 116,100 in February 2010, Kingsport has gained 5,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 139,667 for Kingsport in February 2008. 8,233 jobs have been lost in Kingsport since then according to the household survey. From a August 2015 low of 128,931, Kingsport has added 2,503 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kingsport, Tennessee Employment History