Department of Numbers

Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 47,800 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,302 employed persons for the month. Cleveland lost 300 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 3,101 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,800 -300 -2,300
CPS 60,302 +3,101 +882

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 3,100 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 42,900 in April 2020, Cleveland has gained 4,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2020 for Cleveland is at a new high of 60,302.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 47,800 -300 60,302 3,101
October 2020 48,100 -400 57,201 -33
September 2020 48,500 0 57,234 104
August 2020 48,500 600 57,130 4,656
July 2020 47,900 -300 52,474 -628
June 2020 48,200 3,500 53,102 217
May 2020 44,700 1,800 52,885 3,990
April 2020 42,900 -6,800 48,895 -10,551
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