Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth
There were 28,900 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 30,423 employed persons for the month. Lewiston added 200 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 94 (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 29,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 28,400 in April 2018, Lewiston has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 30,513 for Lewiston in August 2017. 90 jobs have been lost in Lewiston since then according to the household survey. From a July 2018 low of 30,081, Lewiston has added 342 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Lewiston, Idaho Employment History