Department of Numbers

Longview, Washington Job Growth

There were 40,500 jobs in Longview, Washington in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,243 employed persons for the month. Longview added 300 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 288 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,500 +300 +700
CPS 43,243 +288 +1,477

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 in February 2018 is at a new high of 40,500.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 43,549 for Longview in October 2017. 306 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a January 2018 low of 42,955, Longview has added 288 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Longview, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 40,500 300 43,243 288
January 2018 40,200 300 42,955 -143
December 2017 39,900 100 43,098 -326
November 2017 39,800 -100 43,424 -125
October 2017 39,900 -100 43,549 226
September 2017 40,000 200 43,323 258
August 2017 39,800 0 43,065 42
July 2017 39,800 -400 43,023 609
June 2017 40,200 300 42,414 288
May 2017 39,900 0 42,126 -46
April 2017 39,900 -200 42,172 292
March 2017 40,100 300 41,880 114