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Lake Havasu City-Kingman, Arizona Job Growth

There were 52,000 jobs in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 81,381 employed persons for the month. Lake Havasu City lost 200 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 145 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Lake Havasu City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,000 -200 -800
CPS 81,381 +145 -3,141

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 3,800 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 7,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 89,255 for Lake Havasu City in November 2006. 7,874 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 12,796 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Lake Havasu City, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 52,000 -200 81,381 145
January 2021 52,200 200 81,236 2,121
December 2020 52,000 100 79,115 293
November 2020 51,900 0 78,822 231
October 2020 51,900 300 78,591 -830
September 2020 51,600 800 79,421 3,608
August 2020 50,800 -100 75,813 467
July 2020 50,900 500 75,346 1,223
June 2020 50,400 1,400 74,123 -1,129
May 2020 49,000 2,300 75,252 6,059
April 2020 46,700 -5,800 69,193 -11,812
March 2020 52,500 -300 81,005 -3,517