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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 48,200 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,352 employed persons for the month. Cleveland lost 200 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 27 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,200 -200 -700
CPS 57,352 +27 +2,436

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 October 2015 at 49,700. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,100 in April 2020, Cleveland has gained 3,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 58,920 for Cleveland in November 2019. 1,568 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 49,164, Cleveland has added 8,188 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 48,200 -200 57,352 27
June 2021 48,400 200 57,325 38
May 2021 48,200 -100 57,287 33
April 2021 48,300 100 57,254 9
March 2021 48,200 -100 57,245 -54
February 2021 48,300 300 57,299 95
January 2021 48,000 500 57,204 83
December 2020 47,500 0 57,121 25
November 2020 47,500 -300 57,096 18
October 2020 47,800 200 57,078 -59
September 2020 47,600 -300 57,137 -133
August 2020 47,900 -1,000 57,270 2,354