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Carson City, Nevada Job Growth

There were 31,000 jobs in Carson City, Nevada in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 25,217 employed persons for the month. Carson City lost 200 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 43 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Carson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 31,000 -200 +800
CPS 25,217 -43 +392

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 27,145 for Carson City in December 2007. 1,928 jobs have been lost in Carson City since then according to the household survey. From a October 2013 low of 22,685, Carson City has added 2,532 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Carson City, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 31,000 -200 25,217 -43
January 2019 31,200 700 25,260 -183
December 2018 30,500 200 25,443 9
November 2018 30,300 0 25,434 138
October 2018 30,300 100 25,296 93
September 2018 30,200 100 25,203 103
August 2018 30,100 200 25,100 -5
July 2018 29,900 -200 25,105 14
June 2018 30,100 -100 25,091 -1
May 2018 30,200 200 25,092 143
April 2018 30,000 0 24,949 40
March 2018 30,000 -200 24,909 84