Department of Numbers

Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth

There were 29,200 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 30,310 employed persons for the month. Lewiston added 400 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 41 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 29,200 +400 +1,300
CPS 30,310 -41 +893

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 in March 2017 is at a new high of 29,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 30,351 for Lewiston in February 2017. 41 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Lewiston, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 29,200 400 30,310 -41
February 2017 28,800 100 30,351 145
January 2017 28,700 -300 30,206 11
December 2016 29,000 200 30,195 77
November 2016 28,800 -100 30,118 112
October 2016 28,900 0 30,006 140
September 2016 28,900 500 29,866 143
August 2016 28,400 100 29,723 121
July 2016 28,300 200 29,602 130
June 2016 28,100 300 29,472 84
May 2016 27,800 -200 29,388 3
April 2016 28,000 100 29,385 -32