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Cleveland, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 47,300 jobs in Cleveland, Tennessee in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 55,799 employed persons for the month. Cleveland lost 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 61 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Cleveland job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,300 -100 +600
CPS 55,799 +61 -337

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 3,200 jobs have been lost in Cleveland according to the employer survey. From a trough of 46,500 in November 2016, Cleveland has gained 800 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 57,595 for Cleveland in December 2017. 1,796 jobs have been lost in Cleveland since then according to the household survey. From a August 2018 low of 55,735, Cleveland has added 64 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Cleveland, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 47,300 -100 55,799 61
September 2018 47,400 300 55,738 3
August 2018 47,100 -100 55,735 -276
July 2018 47,200 -300 56,011 58
June 2018 47,500 -200 55,953 -1
May 2018 47,700 -100 55,954 -237
April 2018 47,800 300 56,191 198
March 2018 47,500 300 55,993 -175
February 2018 47,200 100 56,168 -209
January 2018 47,100 100 56,377 -1,218
December 2017 47,000 -1,200 57,595 650
November 2017 48,200 1,500 56,945 809