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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 43,700 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 49,451 employed persons for the month. Cleveland lost 6,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 9,995 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 43,700 -6,000 -4,300
CPS 49,451 -9,995 -7,456

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 2015 at 50,900. Since then 7,200 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 59,622 for Cleveland in December 2019. 10,171 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 43,700 -6,000 49,451 -9,995
March 2020 49,700 -400 59,446 129
February 2020 50,100 200 59,317 74
January 2020 49,900 200 59,243 -379
December 2019 49,700 -400 59,622 202
November 2019 50,100 500 59,420 296
October 2019 49,600 400 59,124 361
September 2019 49,200 0 58,763 428
August 2019 49,200 600 58,335 464
July 2019 48,600 300 57,871 424
June 2019 48,300 200 57,447 337
May 2019 48,100 100 57,110 203