Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Tennessee Job Growth
There were 122,800 jobs in Kingsport, Tennessee in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 134,681 employed persons for the month. Kingsport added 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 708 (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 1,100 jobs have been lost in Kingsport according to the employer survey. From a trough of 116,100 in February 2010, Kingsport has gained 6,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 139,667 for Kingsport in February 2008. 4,986 jobs have been lost in Kingsport since then according to the household survey. From a December 2014 low of 128,325, Kingsport has added 6,356 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Kingsport, Tennessee Employment History