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Boise City, Idaho Job Growth

There were 360,100 jobs in Boise City, Idaho in August 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 374,186 employed persons for the month. Boise City lost 1,300 jobs in August 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,247 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Boise City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 360,100 -1,300 +16,300
CPS 374,186 +1,247 +13,799

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 July 2021 at 361,400. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Boise City according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in August 2021 for Boise City is at a new high of 374,186.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2021

Boise City, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2021 360,100 -1,300 374,186 1,247
July 2021 361,400 2,400 372,939 856
June 2021 359,000 3,000 372,083 757
May 2021 356,000 100 371,326 764
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