Department of Numbers

Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth

There were 28,500 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 30,170 employed persons for the month. Lewiston lost 300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 44 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 28,500 -300 +800
CPS 30,170 +44 +660

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 July 2016 at 28,800. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in December 2016 for Lewiston is at a new high of 30,170.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Lewiston, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 28,500 -300 30,170 44
November 2016 28,800 200 30,126 143
October 2016 28,600 -100 29,983 56
September 2016 28,700 0 29,927 33
August 2016 28,700 -100 29,894 -66
July 2016 28,800 200 29,960 11
June 2016 28,600 200 29,949 -33
May 2016 28,400 -300 29,982 55
April 2016 28,700 500 29,927 120
March 2016 28,200 300 29,807 32
February 2016 27,900 0 29,775 190
January 2016 27,900 200 29,585 75