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Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 51,900 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 81,108 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City added 300 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 860 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,900 +300 +1,800
CPS 81,108 +860 +2,673

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 3,800 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 7,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,279 for Lake Havasu City in December 2006. 8,171 jobs have been lost in Lake Havasu City since then according to the household survey. From a February 2013 low of 68,498, Lake Havasu City has added 12,610 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 51,900 300 81,108 860
September 2018 51,600 -200 80,248 610
August 2018 51,800 400 79,638 -246
July 2018 51,400 -500 79,884 -69
June 2018 51,900 700 79,953 -142
May 2018 51,200 100 80,095 424
April 2018 51,100 800 79,671 129
March 2018 50,300 -100 79,542 27
February 2018 50,400 -200 79,515 541
January 2018 50,600 500 78,974 105
December 2017 50,100 -100 78,869 229
November 2017 50,200 100 78,640 205