Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth
There were 24,700 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in May 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 26,308 employed persons for the month. Lewiston added 300 jobs in May 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 57 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 29,100. Since then 4,400 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 24,400 in April 2020, Lewiston has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 30,926 for Lewiston in February 2020. 4,618 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 26,251, Lewiston has added 57 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lewiston, Idaho Employment History