Department of Numbers

Boise City, Idaho Job Growth

There were 343,000 jobs in Boise City, Idaho in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 365,463 employed persons for the month. Boise City lost 1,900 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 722 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Boise City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 343,000 -1,900 +8,600
CPS 365,463 +722 +9,796

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 September 2019 at 344,900. Since then 1,900 jobs have been lost in Boise City according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in October 2019 for Boise City is at a new high of 365,463.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Boise City, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 343,000 -1,900 365,463 722
September 2019 344,900 1,200 364,741 1,507
August 2019 343,700 400 363,234 1,194
July 2019 343,300 500 362,040 1,283
June 2019 342,800 700 360,757 1,284
May 2019 342,100 200 359,473 751
April 2019 341,900 500 358,722 1,037
March 2019 341,400 800 357,685 788
February 2019 340,600 3,200 356,897 937
January 2019 337,400 1,300 355,960 502
December 2018 336,100 1,300 355,458 -127
November 2018 334,800 400 355,585 -82