Department of Numbers

Carson City, Nevada Job Growth

There were 28,100 jobs in Carson City, Nevada in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 23,282 employed persons for the month. Carson City lost 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 52 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Carson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 28,100 -200 0
CPS 23,282 -52 -10

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

Carson City, Nevada Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Carson 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 Carson City, Nevada

CES employment for Carson City peaked in February 2007 at 33,300. Since then 5,200 jobs have been lost in Carson City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 27,500 in January 2013, Carson City has gained 600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 27,145 for Carson City in December 2007. 3,863 jobs have been lost in Carson City since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 22,779, Carson City has added 503 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Carson City, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 28,100 -200 23,282 -52
November 2016 28,300 200 23,334 80
October 2016 28,100 -100 23,254 37
September 2016 28,200 0 23,217 49
August 2016 28,200 -100 23,168 -23
July 2016 28,300 300 23,191 50
June 2016 28,000 -100 23,141 -68
May 2016 28,100 -100 23,209 -20
April 2016 28,200 300 23,229 -13
March 2016 27,900 100 23,242 66
February 2016 27,800 0 23,176 55
January 2016 27,800 -300 23,121 -171