Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 124,900 jobs in Kingsport, Tennessee in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 133,138 employed persons for the month. Kingsport added 100 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 35 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Kingsport job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Kingsport, Tennessee Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Kingsport 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 Kingsport, Tennessee
CES employment for Kingsport peaked in June 2023 at 125,200. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Kingsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 124,500 in July 2023, Kingsport has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 139,432 for Kingsport in September 2008. 6,294 jobs have been lost in Kingsport since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 114,823, Kingsport has added 18,315 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kingsport, Tennessee Employment History