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Longview, Washington Job Growth

There were 39,500 jobs in Longview, Washington in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,551 employed persons for the month. Longview added 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 2 (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 39,500 +100 +300
CPS 43,551 +2 +1,839

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 2017 at 39,800. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 39,300 in September 2017, Longview has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Longview is at a new high of 43,551.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Longview, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 39,500 100 43,551 2
October 2017 39,400 100 43,549 226
September 2017 39,300 -500 43,323 258
August 2017 39,800 300 43,065 42
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