Department of Numbers

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 47,500 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 75,128 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City lost 600 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 533 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 47,500 -600 -300
CPS 75,128 -533 +1,931

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 8,200 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 2,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,279 for Lake Havasu City in December 2006. 14,151 jobs have been lost in Lake Havasu City since then according to the household survey. From a February 2013 low of 68,669, Lake Havasu City has added 6,459 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 47,500 -600 75,128 -533
November 2016 48,100 300 75,661 899
October 2016 47,800 400 74,762 433
September 2016 47,400 -400 74,329 211
August 2016 47,800 0 74,118 468
July 2016 47,800 300 73,650 -95
June 2016 47,500 -700 73,745 -594
May 2016 48,200 700 74,339 309
April 2016 47,500 -400 74,030 -553
March 2016 47,900 300 74,583 280
February 2016 47,600 -200 74,303 346
January 2016 47,800 0 73,957 760