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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 47,000 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,689 employed persons for the month. Cleveland lost 200 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 174 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,000 -200 +600
CPS 56,689 -174 +1,974

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 November 2013 at 50,000. Since then 3,000 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,900 in September 2014, Cleveland has gained 1,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 57,643 for Cleveland in December 2017. 954 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey. From a June 2018 low of 54,685, Cleveland has added 2,004 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 47,000 -200 56,689 -174
June 2019 47,200 -100 56,863 -114
May 2019 47,300 -400 56,977 12
April 2019 47,700 300 56,965 123
March 2019 47,400 -300 56,842 142
February 2019 47,700 -200 56,700 271
January 2019 47,900 -100 56,429 333
December 2018 48,000 600 56,096 12
November 2018 47,400 500 56,084 201
October 2018 46,900 800 55,883 459
September 2018 46,100 -100 55,424 439
August 2018 46,200 -200 54,985 270