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Boise City, Idaho Job Growth

There were 356,500 jobs in Boise City, Idaho in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 371,507 employed persons for the month. Boise City added 600 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 945 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Boise City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 356,500 +600 +28,600
CPS 371,507 +945 +29,266

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 in May 2021 is at a new high of 356,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 373,775 for Boise City in February 2020. 2,268 jobs have been lost in Boise City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 328,163, Boise City has added 43,344 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Boise City, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 356,500 600 371,507 945
April 2021 355,900 500 370,562 584
March 2021 355,400 400 369,978 -162
February 2021 355,000 1,100 370,140 382
January 2021 353,900 1,400 369,758 1,310
December 2020 352,500 3,200 368,448 1,000
November 2020 349,300 1,600 367,448 1,434
October 2020 347,700 1,100 366,014 2,277
September 2020 346,600 2,800 363,737 3,350
August 2020 343,800 200 360,387 4,875
July 2020 343,600 5,100 355,512 3,210
June 2020 338,500 10,600 352,302 10,061