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Longview, Texas Job Growth

There were 97,300 jobs in Longview, Texas in September 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 92,045 employed persons for the month. Longview lost 0 jobs in September 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 59 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey September 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 97,300 0 +2,400
CPS 92,045 -59 +1,446

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 September 2014 at 103,100. Since then 5,800 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,300 in April 2020, Longview has gained 8,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,143 for Longview in September 2008. 12,098 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 80,086, Longview has added 11,959 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through September 2022

Longview, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
September 2022 97,300 0 92,045 -59
August 2022 97,300 -400 92,104 -48
July 2022 97,700 100 92,152 140
June 2022 97,600 500 92,012 155
May 2022 97,100 400 91,857 104
April 2022 96,700 300 91,753 28
March 2022 96,400 200 91,725 328
February 2022 96,200 500 91,397 354
January 2022 95,700 800 91,043 340
December 2021 94,900 200 90,703 -48
November 2021 94,700 100 90,751 -27
October 2021 94,600 -300 90,778 179