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Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth

There were 29,300 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,106 employed persons for the month. Lewiston lost 0 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 124 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 29,300 0 +500
CPS 31,106 +124 +988

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

Lewiston, Idaho Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lewiston 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 Lewiston, Idaho

CES employment for Lewiston peaked in August 2017 at 29,600. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 29,300 in October 2017, Lewiston has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Lewiston is at a new high of 31,106.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Lewiston, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 29,300 0 31,106 124
October 2017 29,300 -100 30,982 36
September 2017 29,400 -200 30,946 78
August 2017 29,600 100 30,868 51
July 2017 29,500 200 30,817 303
June 2017 29,300 500 30,514 118
May 2017 28,800 -400 30,396 27
April 2017 29,200 -100 30,369 69
March 2017 29,300 500 30,300 -51
February 2017 28,800 100 30,351 145
January 2017 28,700 -300 30,206 11
December 2016 29,000 200 30,195 77