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Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth

There were 29,800 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,202 employed persons for the month. Lewiston lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 154 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 29,800 0 +800
CPS 31,202 +154 +448

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Lewiston, Idaho Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lewiston 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 Lewiston, Idaho

CES employment for Lewiston peaked in June 2018 at 29,800. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 29,700 in July 2018, Lewiston has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Lewiston is at a new high of 31,202.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Lewiston, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 29,800 0 31,202 154
September 2018 29,800 100 31,048 107
August 2018 29,700 0 30,941 -57
July 2018 29,700 -100 30,998 -87
June 2018 29,800 200 31,085 8
May 2018 29,600 0 31,077 41
April 2018 29,600 300 31,036 -58
March 2018 29,300 -300 31,094 41
February 2018 29,600 200 31,053 8
January 2018 29,400 300 31,045 169
December 2017 29,100 -100 30,876 45
November 2017 29,200 200 30,831 77