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Lewiston, Idaho Job Growth

There were 28,900 jobs in Lewiston, Idaho in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 30,938 employed persons for the month. Lewiston lost 100 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 98 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lewiston job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 28,900 -100 +800
CPS 30,938 +98 +1,043

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 August 2021 at 29,100. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Lewiston according to the employer survey. From a trough of 28,800 in September 2021, Lewiston has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2021 for Lewiston is at a new high of 30,938.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Lewiston, Idaho Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 28,900 -100 30,938 98
October 2021 29,000 200 30,840 76
September 2021 28,800 -300 30,764 83
August 2021 29,100 200 30,681 164
July 2021 28,900 -100 30,517 138
June 2021 29,000 200 30,379 139
May 2021 28,800 -200 30,240 140
April 2021 29,000 300 30,100 131
March 2021 28,700 100 29,969 49
February 2021 28,600 400 29,920 -41
January 2021 28,200 -200 29,961 0
December 2020 28,400 300 29,961 66