Department of Numbers

Longview, Washington Job Growth

There were 39,100 jobs in Longview, Washington in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 41,733 employed persons for the month. Longview added 300 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 33 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,100 +300 +200
CPS 41,733 -33 +380

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 April 2016 at 39,400. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 38,800 in February 2017, Longview has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 41,766 for Longview in February 2017. 33 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Longview, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 39,100 300 41,733 -33
February 2017 38,800 -400 41,766 149
January 2017 39,200 200 41,617 -53
December 2016 39,000 -200 41,670 -42
November 2016 39,200 0 41,712 50
October 2016 39,200 0 41,662 91
September 2016 39,200 -200 41,571 18
August 2016 39,400 200 41,553 -6
July 2016 39,200 100 41,559 56
June 2016 39,100 -200 41,503 24
May 2016 39,300 -100 41,479 32
April 2016 39,400 500 41,447 94