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Boise City, Idaho Job Growth

There were 329,000 jobs in Boise City, Idaho in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 347,681 employed persons for the month. Boise City lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 801 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Boise City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 329,000 0 +8,500
CPS 347,681 -801 +7,556

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

Boise City, Idaho Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Boise City 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 Boise City, Idaho

CES employment for Boise City peaked in August 2018 at 329,200. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Boise City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 329,000 in September 2018, Boise City has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 348,482 for Boise City in September 2018. 801 jobs have been lost in Boise City since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Boise City, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 329,000 0 347,681 -801
September 2018 329,000 -200 348,482 992
August 2018 329,200 700 347,490 243
July 2018 328,500 1,200 347,247 676
June 2018 327,300 1,700 346,571 1,284
May 2018 325,600 0 345,287 326
April 2018 325,600 600 344,961 -198
March 2018 325,000 500 345,159 187
February 2018 324,500 800 344,972 672
January 2018 323,700 2,400 344,300 2,094
December 2017 321,300 100 342,206 885
November 2017 321,200 700 341,321 1,196