Department of Numbers

Carson City, Nevada Job Growth

There were 30,500 jobs in Carson City, Nevada in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 25,651 employed persons for the month. Carson City added 100 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 121 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Carson City job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 30,500 +100 +1,100
CPS 25,651 -121 +2,541

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 2,800 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 3,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 27,327 for Carson City in May 2007. 1,676 jobs have been lost in Carson City since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 19,827, Carson City has added 5,824 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Carson City, Nevada Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 30,500 100 25,651 -121
June 2021 30,400 200 25,772 -58
May 2021 30,200 -100 25,830 -5
April 2021 30,300 0 25,835 72
March 2021 30,300 0 25,763 151
February 2021 30,300 100 25,612 201
January 2021 30,200 600 25,411 218
December 2020 29,600 100 25,193 147
November 2020 29,500 -100 25,046 229
October 2020 29,600 -400 24,817 386
September 2020 30,000 600 24,431 554
August 2020 29,400 0 23,877 767