Department of Numbers

Carson City, Nevada Job Growth

There were 26,900 jobs in Carson City, Nevada in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 18,095 employed persons for the month. Carson City lost 4,000 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 6,786 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Carson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 26,900 -4,000 -3,800
CPS 18,095 -6,786 -7,000

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 6,400 jobs have been lost in Carson City according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 27,139 for Carson City in December 2007. 9,044 jobs have been lost in Carson City since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Carson City, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 26,900 -4,000 18,095 -6,786
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
November 2019 31,000 100 25,528 53
October 2019 30,900 100 25,475 59
September 2019 30,800 -100 25,416 60
August 2019 30,900 200 25,356 61
July 2019 30,700 -100 25,295 61
June 2019 30,800 0 25,234 65
May 2019 30,800 100 25,169 74