Department of Numbers

Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth

There were 29,400 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,123 employed persons for the month. Lewiston added 300 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 66 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 29,400 +300 +500
CPS 31,123 +66 +804

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 in April 2022 is at a new high of 29,400.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 31,128 for Lewiston in January 2020. 5 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 27,361, Lewiston has added 3,762 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Lewiston, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 29,400 300 31,123 66
March 2022 29,100 0 31,057 132
February 2022 29,100 -200 30,925 120
January 2022 29,300 200 30,805 85
December 2021 29,100 300 30,720 -4
November 2021 28,800 100 30,724 20
October 2021 28,700 300 30,704 67
September 2021 28,400 -700 30,637 75
August 2021 29,100 200 30,562 63
July 2021 28,900 200 30,499 53
June 2021 28,700 100 30,446 48
May 2021 28,600 -300 30,398 79