More Tri-Cities nonfarm jobs; charts track growth by sector


MTSU’s Bureau of Economic Research Center employment heat charts show Tri-Cities nonfarm jobs up in February.

Heat charts show year-to-year gains and losses by the month in a color-coded format for easier trend tracking.

The four-county Kingsport-Bristol MSA had 2% growth while the three-county Johnson City MSA showed 1.8% growth over February last year.

Johnson City’s strongest growth came in transportation and utilities, leisure and hospitality, information, construction and manufacturing, professional, and business services.

Growth in Kingsport-Bristol centered on leisure and hospitality, retail trade, transportation and utilities.

The Johnson City heat cart can be found at

Kingsport-Bristol’s nonfarm trend tracking is at


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