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Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 55,200 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 85,651 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City added 100 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 186 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 55,200 +100 +2,100
CPS 85,651 +186 +4,553

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 June 2006 at 55,800. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Lake Havasu City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 44,500 in December 2011, Lake Havasu City has gained 10,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 88,635 for Lake Havasu City in December 2006. 2,984 jobs have been lost in Lake Havasu City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 69,194, Lake Havasu City has added 16,457 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2022

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2022 55,200 100 85,651 186
March 2022 55,100 -300 85,465 330
February 2022 55,400 500 85,135 538
January 2022 54,900 100 84,597 497
December 2021 54,800 200 84,100 -47
November 2021 54,600 500 84,147 79
October 2021 54,100 0 84,068 439
September 2021 54,100 200 83,629 570
August 2021 53,900 400 83,059 591
July 2021 53,500 200 82,468 542
June 2021 53,300 400 81,926 433
May 2021 52,900 -200 81,493 395