Department of Numbers

Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth

There were 29,600 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,097 employed persons for the month. Lewiston added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 30 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 29,600 +200 +1,000
CPS 31,097 +30 +746

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 February 2018 is at a new high of 29,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 31,103 for Lewiston in November 2017. 6 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 30,968, Lewiston has added 129 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Lewiston, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 29,600 200 31,097 30
January 2018 29,400 300 31,067 99
December 2017 29,100 -100 30,968 -135
November 2017 29,200 200 31,103 121
October 2017 29,000 100 30,982 36
September 2017 28,900 -300 30,946 78
August 2017 29,200 100 30,868 51
July 2017 29,100 0 30,817 303
June 2017 29,100 500 30,514 118
May 2017 28,600 -200 30,396 27
April 2017 28,800 100 30,369 69
March 2017 28,700 100 30,300 -51