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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 48,500 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,637 employed persons for the month. Cleveland added 600 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 473 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,500 +600 +1,200
CPS 57,637 +473 +1,469

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 1,500 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,900 in September 2014, Cleveland has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 57,801 for Cleveland in December 2018. 164 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 57,164, Cleveland has added 473 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 48,500 600 57,637 473
January 2019 47,900 -100 57,164 -637
December 2018 48,000 600 57,801 842
November 2018 47,400 500 56,959 1,044
October 2018 46,900 800 55,915 177
September 2018 46,100 -100 55,738 3
August 2018 46,200 -200 55,735 -276
July 2018 46,400 100 56,011 58
June 2018 46,300 -300 55,953 -1
May 2018 46,600 -300 55,954 -237
April 2018 46,900 -100 56,191 198
March 2018 47,000 -300 55,993 -175