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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 48,100 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 57,582 employed persons for the month. Cleveland added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 81 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 48,100 +100 -1,000
CPS 57,582 -81 -1,735

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 1,600 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 45,100 in April 2020, Cleveland has gained 3,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 60,612 for Cleveland in November 2020. 3,030 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 48,100 100 57,582 -81
January 2021 48,000 500 57,663 -1,318
December 2020 47,500 0 58,981 -1,631
November 2020 47,500 -300 60,612 3,411
October 2020 47,800 200 57,201 -33
September 2020 47,600 -300 57,234 104
August 2020 47,900 -1,000 57,130 4,656
July 2020 48,900 -500 52,474 -628
June 2020 49,400 100 53,102 217
May 2020 49,300 4,200 52,885 3,990
April 2020 45,100 -4,000 48,895 -10,551
March 2020 49,100 0 59,446 129