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Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 47,800 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 76,970 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City lost 1,000 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 88 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,800 -1,000 +200
CPS 76,970 -88 +2,620

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Lake Havasu City 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 Lake Havasu City, Arizona

CES employment for Lake Havasu City peaked in May 2006 at 55,700. Since then 7,900 jobs have been lost in Lake Havasu City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,600 in December 2011, Lake Havasu City has gained 3,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,279 for Lake Havasu City in December 2006. 12,309 jobs have been lost in Lake Havasu City since then according to the household survey. From a February 2013 low of 68,555, Lake Havasu City has added 8,415 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 47,800 -1,000 76,970 -88
February 2017 48,800 400 77,058 574
January 2017 48,400 -100 76,484 240
December 2016 48,500 -400 76,244 95
November 2016 48,900 300 76,149 280
October 2016 48,600 300 75,869 260
September 2016 48,300 0 75,609 147
August 2016 48,300 -100 75,462 263
July 2016 48,400 900 75,199 285
June 2016 47,500 -300 74,914 198
May 2016 47,800 100 74,716 219
April 2016 47,700 100 74,497 147