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Carson City, Nevada Job Growth

There were 29,500 jobs in Carson City, Nevada in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 24,228 employed persons for the month. Carson City lost 0 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 353 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Carson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 29,500 0 -1,500
CPS 24,228 -353 -1,300

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 3,800 jobs have been lost in Carson City according to the employer survey. From a trough of 27,000 in April 2020, Carson City has gained 2,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 27,139 for Carson City in December 2007. 2,911 jobs have been lost in Carson City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 18,523, Carson City has added 5,705 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Carson City, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 29,500 0 24,228 -353
October 2020 29,500 -500 24,581 19
September 2020 30,000 200 24,562 1,049
August 2020 29,800 600 23,513 541
July 2020 29,200 900 22,972 542
June 2020 28,300 1,000 22,430 3,426
May 2020 27,300 300 19,004 481
April 2020 27,000 -3,900 18,523 -6,358
March 2020 30,900 -200 24,881 -781
February 2020 31,100 -300 25,662 90
January 2020 31,400 600 25,572 -2
December 2019 30,800 -200 25,574 46