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Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 46,200 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,353 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City lost 6,500 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 9,652 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 46,200 -6,500 -5,700
CPS 71,353 -9,652 -10,722

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 9,600 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 1,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,255 for Lake Havasu City in November 2006. 17,902 jobs have been lost in Lake Havasu City since then according to the household survey. From a February 2013 low of 68,585, Lake Havasu City has added 2,768 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 46,200 -6,500 71,353 -9,652
March 2020 52,700 -500 81,005 -3,517
February 2020 53,200 100 84,522 332
January 2020 53,100 -200 84,190 -318
December 2019 53,300 500 84,508 332
November 2019 52,800 300 84,176 375
October 2019 52,500 300 83,801 389
September 2019 52,200 -200 83,412 368
August 2019 52,400 200 83,044 318
July 2019 52,200 100 82,726 250
June 2019 52,100 0 82,476 205
May 2019 52,100 200 82,271 196