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Clarksville, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 92,300 jobs in Clarksville, Tennessee in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 111,790 employed persons for the month. Clarksville added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 154 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Clarksville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 92,300 +100 -2,400
CPS 111,790 -154 -1,743

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 94,700. Since then 2,400 jobs have been lost in Clarksville according to the employer survey. From a trough of 81,800 in April 2020, Clarksville has gained 10,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 114,113 for Clarksville in November 2020. 2,323 jobs have been lost in Clarksville since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Clarksville, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 92,300 100 111,790 -154
January 2021 92,200 -100 111,944 -44
December 2020 92,300 0 111,988 -2,125
November 2020 92,300 400 114,113 6,062
October 2020 91,900 500 108,051 231
September 2020 91,400 900 107,820 105
August 2020 90,500 1,400 107,715 8,218
July 2020 89,100 -1,000 99,497 -3,692
June 2020 90,100 5,400 103,189 -2,098
May 2020 84,700 2,900 105,287 10,077
April 2020 81,800 -12,300 95,210 -18,719
March 2020 94,100 -600 113,929 396