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Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth

There were 29,100 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 31,286 employed persons for the month. Lewiston added 100 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 18 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 29,100 +100 +200
CPS 31,286 +18 +787

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 January 2022 at 29,300. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 28,900 in May 2022, Lewiston has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in July 2022 for Lewiston is at a new high of 31,286.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Lewiston, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 29,100 100 31,286 18
June 2022 29,000 100 31,268 41
May 2022 28,900 -300 31,227 115
April 2022 29,200 100 31,112 55
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