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Longview, Washington Job Growth

There were 40,100 jobs in Longview, Washington in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 45,327 employed persons for the month. Longview lost 0 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 912 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,100 0 -900
CPS 45,327 +912 +149

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 January 2020 at 41,400. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 35,400 in April 2020, Longview has gained 4,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 45,778 for Longview in February 2020. 451 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 40,459, Longview has added 4,868 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2020

Longview, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2020 40,100 0 45,327 912
July 2020 40,100 1,200 44,415 189
June 2020 38,900 1,500 44,226 2,348
May 2020 37,400 2,000 41,878 1,419
April 2020 35,400 -5,700 40,459 -4,209
March 2020 41,100 -300 44,668 -1,110
February 2020 41,400 0 45,778 210
January 2020 41,400 500 45,568 2
December 2019 40,900 -300 45,566 71
November 2019 41,200 200 45,495 94
October 2019 41,000 100 45,401 106
September 2019 40,900 -100 45,295 117