Longview, Texas Job Growth
There were 97,700 jobs in Longview, Texas in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 93,090 employed persons for the month. Longview added 100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 144 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 5,800 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 95,500 in April 2017, Longview has gained 2,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,064 for Longview in August 2008. 10,974 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a November 2016 low of 91,927, Longview has added 1,163 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Longview, Texas Employment History