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Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 52,200 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,415 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City added 100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 237 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,200 +100 +1,300
CPS 82,415 +237 +1,814

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 3,600 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 7,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,255 for Lake Havasu City in November 2006. 6,840 jobs have been lost in Lake Havasu City since then according to the household survey. From a February 2013 low of 68,592, Lake Havasu City has added 13,823 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 52,200 100 82,415 237
June 2019 52,100 0 82,178 185
May 2019 52,100 -200 81,993 17
April 2019 52,300 700 81,976 36
March 2019 51,600 -100 81,940 -12
February 2019 51,700 -300 81,952 205
January 2019 52,000 200 81,747 249
December 2018 51,800 -100 81,498 -37
November 2018 51,900 100 81,535 14
October 2018 51,800 100 81,521 230
September 2018 51,700 300 81,291 329
August 2018 51,400 500 80,962 361