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Boise City, Idaho Job Growth

There were 354,700 jobs in Boise City, Idaho in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 366,564 employed persons for the month. Boise City added 800 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,432 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Boise City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 354,700 +800 +500
CPS 366,564 +1,432 -4,081

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 February 2021 is at a new high of 354,700.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 370,645 for Boise City in February 2020. 4,081 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 36,750 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Boise City, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 354,700 800 366,564 1,432
January 2021 353,900 1,400 365,132 7,673
December 2020 352,500 3,200 357,459 -3,881
November 2020 349,300 1,600 361,340 -1,398
October 2020 347,700 1,100 362,738 -2,852
September 2020 346,600 2,800 365,590 1,290
August 2020 343,800 200 364,300 -1,466
July 2020 343,600 5,100 365,766 4,527
June 2020 338,500 10,600 361,239 20,232
May 2020 327,900 11,500 341,007 11,193
April 2020 316,400 -37,500 329,814 -38,490
March 2020 353,900 -300 368,304 -2,341