Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 108,900 jobs in Kingsport, Tennessee in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 114,831 employed persons for the month. Kingsport lost 12,100 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 18,317 (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 February 2008 at 123,900. Since then 15,000 jobs have been lost in Kingsport according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 139,810 for Kingsport in November 2006. 24,979 jobs have been lost in Kingsport since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kingsport, Tennessee Employment History