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Longview, Texas Job Growth

There were 92,600 jobs in Longview, Texas in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,020 employed persons for the month. Longview lost 0 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 935 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 92,600 0 -7,100
CPS 88,020 -935 -7,890

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Longview, Texas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Longview 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 Longview, Texas

CES employment for Longview peaked in October 2014 at 103,500. Since then 10,900 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 90,500 in April 2020, Longview has gained 2,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,064 for Longview in August 2008. 16,044 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 78,687, Longview has added 9,333 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Longview, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 92,600 0 88,020 -935
October 2020 92,600 100 88,955 214
September 2020 92,500 -500 88,741 -2,598
August 2020 93,000 600 91,339 4,788
July 2020 92,400 300 86,551 151
June 2020 92,100 1,400 86,400 5,274
May 2020 90,700 200 81,126 2,439
April 2020 90,500 -8,100 78,687 -13,006
March 2020 98,600 -400 91,693 -3,879
February 2020 99,000 -300 95,572 -185
January 2020 99,300 -500 95,757 -144
December 2019 99,800 100 95,901 -9