Overall unemployment rate moved up to 3.9% with the biggest shift in Government, which lost 200 roles, based on the most recently available information published in June 2022.

Total employment in the Clarksville, TN-KY market declined by 813 jobs in May and the unemployment rate increased compared to the prior month by 30 bps to 3.9%. The national unemployment rate increased by 4 bps over the same time to 3.4%.

  • Clarksville, TN-KY unemployment rate is 52 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 90 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in May versus prior month by 7.4% and are down compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Clarksville, TN-KY Unemployment May 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs stayed flat. Key sectors include:

  • Transportation & Utilities: 19,100; -100
  • Government: 19,000; -200
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 13,200; +100
  • Education & Healthcare: 12,400; no change
  • Manufacturing: 11,900; no change
  • Business Services: 9,600; +100
  • Construction, Mining: 3,900; +100
  • Other Jobs: 3,300; no change
  • Financial Services: 3,200; no change
  • IT & Development: 1,100; no change
Clarksville, TN-KY Unemployment by Industry May 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through May 2022 (Data published June 2022 and reports created on June 29, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.