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Longview, Washington Job Growth

There were 39,900 jobs in Longview, Washington in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,250 employed persons for the month. Longview added 500 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 70 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,900 +500 -1,200
CPS 43,250 +70 -2,528

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 March 2019 at 41,100. Since then 1,200 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey. From a trough of 37,400 in April 2020, Longview has gained 2,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 46,883 for Longview in October 2020. 3,633 jobs have been lost in Longview since then according to the household survey. From a November 2020 low of 42,974, Longview has added 276 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Longview, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 39,900 500 43,250 70
January 2021 39,400 -400 43,180 53
December 2020 39,800 400 43,127 153
November 2020 39,400 -200 42,974 -3,909
October 2020 39,600 -300 46,883 2,960
September 2020 39,900 -200 43,923 -799
August 2020 40,100 900 44,722 307
July 2020 39,200 200 44,415 189
June 2020 39,000 1,600 44,226 2,348
May 2020 37,400 0 41,878 1,419
April 2020 37,400 -3,600 40,459 -4,209
March 2020 41,000 -100 44,668 -1,110