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Longview, Texas Job Growth

There were 92,300 jobs in Longview, Texas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 88,910 employed persons for the month. Longview added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 162 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 92,300 +100 -7,000
CPS 88,910 -162 -6,662

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 10,800 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,300 in April 2020, Longview has gained 3,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,064 for Longview in August 2008. 15,154 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 78,687, Longview has added 10,223 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Longview, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 92,300 100 88,910 -162
January 2021 92,200 800 89,072 -7
December 2020 91,400 500 89,079 120
November 2020 90,900 200 88,959 4
October 2020 90,700 -400 88,955 214
September 2020 91,100 200 88,741 -2,598
August 2020 90,900 300 91,339 4,788
July 2020 90,600 600 86,551 151
June 2020 90,000 300 86,400 5,274
May 2020 89,700 400 81,126 2,439
April 2020 89,300 -9,400 78,687 -13,006
March 2020 98,700 -600 91,693 -3,879