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Clarksville, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 87,500 jobs in Clarksville, Tennessee in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 105,436 employed persons for the month. Clarksville added 5,100 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 10,226 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Clarksville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 87,500 +5,100 -5,100
CPS 105,436 +10,226 -6,404

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 February 2020 at 95,500. Since then 8,000 jobs have been lost in Clarksville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 82,400 in April 2020, Clarksville has gained 5,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 113,929 for Clarksville in March 2020. 8,493 jobs have been lost in Clarksville since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 95,210, Clarksville has added 10,226 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2020

Clarksville, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2020 87,500 5,100 105,436 10,226
April 2020 82,400 -12,800 95,210 -18,719
March 2020 95,200 -300 113,929 396
February 2020 95,500 1,200 113,533 177
January 2020 94,300 600 113,356 -305
December 2019 93,700 -100 113,661 84
November 2019 93,800 100 113,577 133
October 2019 93,700 0 113,444 172
September 2019 93,700 -100 113,272 246
August 2019 93,800 -100 113,026 344
July 2019 93,900 900 112,682 409
June 2019 93,000 400 112,273 433