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Carson City, Nevada Job Growth

There were 31,000 jobs in Carson City, Nevada in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 25,364 employed persons for the month. Carson City lost 100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 75 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Carson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 31,000 -100 +1,100
CPS 25,364 +75 +883

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Carson City, Nevada Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Carson 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 Carson City, Nevada

CES employment for Carson City peaked in February 2007 at 33,300. Since then 2,300 jobs have been lost in Carson City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 27,300 in January 2013, Carson City has gained 3,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 27,139 for Carson City in December 2007. 1,775 jobs have been lost in Carson City since then according to the household survey. From a May 2014 low of 22,663, Carson City has added 2,701 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Carson City, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 31,000 -100 25,364 75
June 2019 31,100 -200 25,289 91
May 2019 31,300 200 25,198 91
April 2019 31,100 0 25,107 94
March 2019 31,100 0 25,013 103
February 2019 31,100 -100 24,910 121
January 2019 31,200 700 24,789 125
December 2018 30,500 200 24,664 -1
November 2018 30,300 0 24,665 17
October 2018 30,300 100 24,648 56
September 2018 30,200 100 24,592 61
August 2018 30,100 200 24,531 50