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Longview, Washington Job Growth

There were 40,400 jobs in Longview, Washington in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 44,306 employed persons for the month. Longview added 100 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 146 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,400 +100 +400
CPS 44,306 +146 +775

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 May 2019 at 40,600. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 40,200 in July 2019, Longview has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in October 2019 for Longview is at a new high of 44,306.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Longview, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 40,400 100 44,306 146
September 2019 40,300 100 44,160 67
August 2019 40,200 0 44,093 63
July 2019 40,200 -300 44,030 46
June 2019 40,500 -100 43,984 23
May 2019 40,600 100 43,961 73
April 2019 40,500 200 43,888 87
March 2019 40,300 300 43,801 99
February 2019 40,000 -200 43,702 114
January 2019 40,200 200 43,588 65
December 2018 40,000 -200 43,523 -9
November 2018 40,200 200 43,532 1