Department of Numbers

Boise City, Idaho Job Growth

There were 313,700 jobs in Boise City, Idaho in February 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 331,169 employed persons for the month. Boise City lost 200 jobs in February 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2,591 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Boise City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 313,700 -200 +12,700
CPS 331,169 +2,591 +15,124

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 January 2017 at 313,900. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Boise City according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2017 for Boise City is at a new high of 331,169.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2017

Boise City, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2017 313,700 -200 331,169 2,591
January 2017 313,900 1,000 328,578 7,713
December 2016 312,900 1,600 320,865 168
November 2016 311,300 2,700 320,697 1,902
October 2016 308,600 -600 318,795 -507
September 2016 309,200 1,200 319,302 -101
August 2016 308,000 1,400 319,403 -571
July 2016 306,600 1,800 319,974 298
June 2016 304,800 2,000 319,676 449
May 2016 302,800 -200 319,227 -220
April 2016 303,000 800 319,447 3,267
March 2016 302,200 1,200 316,180 135