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Longview, Texas Job Growth

There were 94,500 jobs in Longview, Texas in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 91,506 employed persons for the month. Longview lost 0 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 401 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 94,500 0 +3,600
CPS 91,506 +401 +3,044

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 8,600 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,300 in April 2020, Longview has gained 5,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,143 for Longview in September 2008. 12,637 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 80,941, Longview has added 10,565 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Longview, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 94,500 0 91,506 401
October 2021 94,500 -100 91,105 482
September 2021 94,600 200 90,623 599
August 2021 94,400 100 90,024 555
July 2021 94,300 700 89,469 312
June 2021 93,600 -200 89,157 99
May 2021 93,800 300 89,058 201
April 2021 93,500 100 88,857 -6
March 2021 93,400 600 88,863 -8
February 2021 92,800 600 88,871 -52
January 2021 92,200 800 88,923 120
December 2020 91,400 500 88,803 341