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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 47,200 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 56,454 employed persons for the month. Cleveland added 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 645 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,200 +100 0
CPS 56,454 -645 -649

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 50,500. Since then 3,300 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 46,500 in November 2016, Cleveland has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 59,996 for Cleveland in December 2017. 3,542 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 47,200 100 56,454 -645
January 2018 47,100 100 57,099 -2,897
December 2017 47,000 -1,200 59,996 940
November 2017 48,200 1,500 59,056 1,422
October 2017 46,700 -600 57,634 113
September 2017 47,300 300 57,521 687
August 2017 47,000 -100 56,834 237
July 2017 47,100 -100 56,597 379
June 2017 47,200 400 56,218 -156
May 2017 46,800 300 56,374 -111
April 2017 46,500 -300 56,485 -83
March 2017 46,800 -400 56,568 -535