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Longview, Washington Job Growth

There were 40,500 jobs in Longview, Washington in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 43,771 employed persons for the month. Longview lost 500 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 46 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Longview job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 40,500 -500 +600
CPS 43,771 +46 +320

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 41,300. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Longview according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in October 2018 for Longview is at a new high of 43,771.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Longview, Washington Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 40,500 -500 43,771 46
September 2018 41,000 100 43,725 267
August 2018 40,900 100 43,458 69
July 2018 40,800 -500 43,389 -250
June 2018 41,300 600 43,639 234
May 2018 40,700 0 43,405 265
April 2018 40,700 100 43,140 114
March 2018 40,600 300 43,026 17
February 2018 40,300 100 43,009 -8
January 2018 40,200 300 43,017 -404
December 2017 39,900 100 43,421 53
November 2017 39,800 -100 43,368 -83