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Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 50,700 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 78,926 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City added 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 335 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 50,700 +200 -2,100
CPS 78,926 +335 -5,250

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 5,100 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 6,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,255 for Lake Havasu City in November 2006. 10,329 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 10,341 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 50,700 200 78,926 335
October 2020 50,500 100 78,591 -830
September 2020 50,400 300 79,421 3,608
August 2020 50,100 800 75,813 467
July 2020 49,300 100 75,346 1,223
June 2020 49,200 1,300 74,123 -1,129
May 2020 47,900 2,500 75,252 6,059
April 2020 45,400 -7,300 69,193 -11,812
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