Department of Numbers

Longview, Washington Job Growth

There were 40,000 jobs in Longview, Washington in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,926 employed persons for the month. Longview lost 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 39 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,000 -200 +200
CPS 43,926 +39 +917

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Longview, Washington 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, Washington

CES employment for Longview peaked in June 2018 at 40,300. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 40,000 in July 2018, Longview has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 44,362 for Longview in December 2018. 436 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 43,887, Longview has added 39 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Longview, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 40,000 -200 43,926 39
January 2019 40,200 200 43,887 -475
December 2018 40,000 -200 44,362 292
November 2018 40,200 200 44,070 166
October 2018 40,000 -200 43,904 179
September 2018 40,200 -100 43,725 267
August 2018 40,300 300 43,458 69
July 2018 40,000 -300 43,389 -250
June 2018 40,300 300 43,639 234
May 2018 40,000 100 43,405 265
April 2018 39,900 100 43,140 114
March 2018 39,800 0 43,026 17