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Longview, Washington Job Growth

There were 39,800 jobs in Longview, Washington in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,044 employed persons for the month. Longview added 300 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 21 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,800 +300 +400
CPS 43,044 +21 +1,491

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 in August 2017 is at a new high of 39,800.

CPS employment in August 2017 for Longview is at a new high of 43,044.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Longview, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 39,800 300 43,044 21
July 2017 39,500 300 43,023 609
June 2017 39,200 300 42,414 288
May 2017 38,900 -100 42,126 -46
April 2017 39,000 -200 42,172 292
March 2017 39,200 400 41,880 114
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