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Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 49,100 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 77,515 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City added 400 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 519 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 49,100 +400 +800
CPS 77,515 +519 +2,053

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 6,600 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 4,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,279 for Lake Havasu City in December 2006. 11,764 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 8,960 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 49,100 400 77,515 519
July 2017 48,700 100 76,996 275
June 2017 48,600 0 76,721 26
May 2017 48,600 200 76,695 -248
April 2017 48,400 200 76,943 -330
March 2017 48,200 -600 77,273 215
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