Department of Numbers

Longview, Washington Job Growth

There were 40,200 jobs in Longview, Washington in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 42,570 employed persons for the month. Longview lost 400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 181 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,200 -400 +700
CPS 42,570 -181 +964

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

Longview, Washington 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, Washington

CES employment for Longview peaked in August 2016 at 40,800. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 42,751 for Longview in November 2016. 181 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Longview, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 40,200 -400 42,570 -181
November 2016 40,600 0 42,751 228
October 2016 40,600 -200 42,523 192
September 2016 40,800 0 42,331 222
August 2016 40,800 700 42,109 0
July 2016 40,100 100 42,109 178
June 2016 40,000 400 41,931 -106
May 2016 39,600 -500 42,037 -339
April 2016 40,100 200 42,376 237
March 2016 39,900 100 42,139 73
February 2016 39,800 400 42,066 214
January 2016 39,400 -100 41,852 246