Department of Numbers

Boise City, Idaho Job Growth

There were 347,900 jobs in Boise City, Idaho in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 361,658 employed persons for the month. Boise City added 2,100 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,080 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Boise City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 347,900 +2,100 -200
CPS 361,658 -1,080 -8,287

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 February 2020 at 352,600. Since then 4,700 jobs have been lost in Boise City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 314,600 in April 2020, Boise City has gained 33,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 370,645 for Boise City in February 2020. 8,987 jobs have been lost in Boise City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 329,814, Boise City has added 31,844 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Boise City, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 347,900 2,100 361,658 -1,080
October 2020 345,800 400 362,738 -2,852
September 2020 345,400 -700 365,590 1,290
August 2020 346,100 1,200 364,300 -1,466
July 2020 344,900 5,500 365,766 4,527
June 2020 339,400 13,000 361,239 20,232
May 2020 326,400 11,800 341,007 11,193
April 2020 314,600 -36,600 329,814 -38,490
March 2020 351,200 -1,400 368,304 -2,341
February 2020 352,600 3,000 370,645 707
January 2020 349,600 -400 369,938 -468
December 2019 350,000 1,900 370,406 461