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Boise City, Idaho Job Growth

There were 314,100 jobs in Boise City, Idaho in May 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 330,129 employed persons for the month. Boise City lost 400 jobs in May 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 236 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Boise City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 314,100 -400 +11,300
CPS 330,129 -236 +9,280

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Boise City, Idaho Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Boise City 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 Boise City, Idaho

CES employment for Boise City peaked in April 2017 at 314,500. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Boise City according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 330,847 for Boise City in February 2017. 718 jobs have been lost in Boise City since then according to the household survey. From a March 2017 low of 329,570, Boise City has added 559 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2017

Boise City, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2017 314,100 -400 330,129 -236
April 2017 314,500 1,300 330,365 795
March 2017 313,200 -400 329,570 -1,277
February 2017 313,600 -300 330,847 476
January 2017 313,900 1,000 330,371 1,910
December 2016 312,900 1,600 328,461 1,573
November 2016 311,300 2,700 326,888 1,417
October 2016 308,600 -600 325,471 591
September 2016 309,200 1,200 324,880 268
August 2016 308,000 1,400 324,612 942
July 2016 306,600 1,800 323,670 1,590
June 2016 304,800 2,000 322,080 1,231