Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 117,000 jobs in Kingsport, Tennessee in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 128,930 employed persons for the month. Kingsport added 700 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 441 (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 124,100. Since then 7,100 jobs have been lost in Kingsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 109,000 in April 2020, Kingsport has gained 8,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 139,810 for Kingsport in November 2006. 10,880 jobs have been lost in Kingsport since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 114,518, Kingsport has added 14,412 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kingsport, Tennessee Employment History