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Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 51,100 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in April 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 79,725 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City added 800 jobs in April 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 183 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,100 +800 +1,500
CPS 79,725 +183 +2,853

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 4,600 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 6,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,279 for Lake Havasu City in December 2006. 9,554 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 11,227 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2018

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2018 51,100 800 79,725 183
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
October 2017 50,100 -200 78,435 153
September 2017 50,300 300 78,282 235
August 2017 50,000 200 78,047 371
July 2017 49,800 0 77,676 358
June 2017 49,800 300 77,318 257
May 2017 49,500 -100 77,061 189