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Longview, Texas Job Growth

There were 96,900 jobs in Longview, Texas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,784 employed persons for the month. Longview added 500 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 59 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 96,900 +500 +4,000
CPS 91,784 +59 +2,876

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 6,200 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,300 in April 2020, Longview has gained 7,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,143 for Longview in September 2008. 12,359 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 80,086, Longview has added 11,698 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Longview, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 96,900 500 91,784 59
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
September 2021 94,900 500 90,599 321
August 2021 94,400 300 90,278 392
July 2021 94,100 700 89,886 400
June 2021 93,400 500 89,486 328
May 2021 92,900 0 89,158 250