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Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth

There were 29,000 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 30,525 employed persons for the month. Lewiston lost 0 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 146 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 29,000 0 +800
CPS 30,525 +146 +1,152

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 2017 at 29,000. Since then 0 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 26,400 in April 2020, Lewiston has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 30,584 for Lewiston in December 2019. 59 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 27,775, Lewiston has added 2,750 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Lewiston, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 29,000 0 30,525 146
June 2021 29,000 200 30,379 139
May 2021 28,800 -200 30,240 140
April 2021 29,000 300 30,100 131
March 2021 28,700 100 29,969 49
February 2021 28,600 400 29,920 -41
January 2021 28,200 -200 29,961 0
December 2020 28,400 300 29,961 66
November 2020 28,100 200 29,895 -440
October 2020 27,900 -300 30,335 596
September 2020 28,200 0 29,739 137
August 2020 28,200 0 29,602 229