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Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 51,900 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,335 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 285 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 51,900 -100 +1,400
CPS 82,335 +285 +2,820

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 3,900 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 7,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,279 for Lake Havasu City in December 2006. 6,944 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 13,837 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 51,900 -100 82,335 285
January 2019 52,000 200 82,050 386
December 2018 51,800 -100 81,664 68
November 2018 51,900 100 81,596 558
October 2018 51,800 100 81,038 790
September 2018 51,700 300 80,248 610
August 2018 51,400 500 79,638 -246
July 2018 50,900 0 79,884 -69
June 2018 50,900 400 79,953 -142
May 2018 50,500 100 80,095 424
April 2018 50,400 -300 79,671 129
March 2018 50,700 200 79,542 27