Las Cruces, New Mexico Job Growth
There were 71,400 jobs in Las Cruces, New Mexico in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 87,825 employed persons for the month. Las Cruces lost 0 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 140 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Cruces job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Las Cruces, New Mexico Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Las Cruces 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 Las Cruces, New Mexico
CES employment for Las Cruces peaked in July 2016 at 71,800. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Las Cruces according to the employer survey. From a trough of 71,200 in September 2016, Las Cruces has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in December 2016 for Las Cruces is at a new high of 87,825.
Employment: CES, CPS
Las Cruces, New Mexico Employment History