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Longview, Texas Job Growth

There were 93,700 jobs in Longview, Texas in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 89,414 employed persons for the month. Longview added 100 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 257 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 93,700 +100 +3,100
CPS 89,414 +257 +2,673

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 9,400 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 89,300 in April 2020, Longview has gained 4,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 104,143 for Longview in September 2008. 14,729 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 80,941, Longview has added 8,473 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Longview, Texas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 93,700 100 89,414 257
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
November 2020 90,900 200 88,462 -1,022
October 2020 90,700 -400 89,484 1,781
September 2020 91,100 200 87,703 -2,223
August 2020 90,900 300 89,926 3,185