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Longview, Texas Job Growth

There were 98,000 jobs in Longview, Texas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 92,889 employed persons for the month. Longview lost 0 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 176 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 98,000 0 +1,600
CPS 92,889 +176 +1,013

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

Longview, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Longview 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 Longview, Texas

CES employment for Longview peaked in September 2014 at 103,400. Since then 5,400 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 96,400 in November 2016, Longview has gained 1,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,047 for Longview in October 2008. 11,158 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a January 2010 low of 91,621, Longview has added 1,268 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Longview, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 98,000 0 92,889 176
October 2017 98,000 300 92,713 -103
September 2017 97,700 500 92,816 911
August 2017 97,200 200 91,905 113
July 2017 97,000 400 91,792 18
June 2017 96,600 -200 91,774 -240
May 2017 96,800 0 92,014 -127
April 2017 96,800 400 92,141 45
March 2017 96,400 0 92,096 58
February 2017 96,400 -100 92,038 147
January 2017 96,500 0 91,891 44
December 2016 96,500 100 91,847 -29