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Johnson City, Tennessee Job Growth

There were 81,200 jobs in Johnson City, Tennessee in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 89,702 employed persons for the month. Johnson City lost 0 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 136 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Johnson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 81,200 0 +800
CPS 89,702 +136 +2,461

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Johnson City, Tennessee Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Johnson City 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 Johnson City, Tennessee

CES employment for Johnson City peaked in February 2019 at 81,400. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Johnson City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 81,000 in May 2019, Johnson City has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 96,148 for Johnson City in January 2007. 6,446 jobs have been lost in Johnson City since then according to the household survey. From a September 2014 low of 81,956, Johnson City has added 7,746 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Johnson City, Tennessee Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 81,200 0 89,702 136
June 2019 81,200 200 89,566 280
May 2019 81,000 -200 89,286 424
April 2019 81,200 -200 88,862 431
March 2019 81,400 0 88,431 430
February 2019 81,400 100 88,001 364
January 2019 81,300 200 87,637 193
December 2018 81,100 200 87,444 -5
November 2018 80,900 -300 87,449 20
October 2018 81,200 400 87,429 79
September 2018 80,800 300 87,350 89
August 2018 80,500 100 87,261 20