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Las Cruces, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 75,200 jobs in Las Cruces, New Mexico in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 94,648 employed persons for the month. Las Cruces added 300 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 200 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Cruces job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2022 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 75,200 +300 +2,200
CPS 94,648 +200 +2,948

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

Las Cruces, New Mexico Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Las Cruces 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 Las Cruces, New Mexico

CES employment for Las Cruces in July 2022 is at a new high of 75,200.

CPS employment in July 2022 for Las Cruces is at a new high of 94,648.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2022

Las Cruces, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2022 75,200 300 94,648 200
June 2022 74,900 100 94,448 303
May 2022 74,800 -200 94,145 340
April 2022 75,000 0 93,805 288
March 2022 75,000 100 93,517 372
February 2022 74,900 400 93,145 445
January 2022 74,500 -300 92,700 372
December 2021 74,800 900 92,328 -12
November 2021 73,900 100 92,340 34
October 2021 73,800 700 92,306 152
September 2021 73,100 -200 92,154 204
August 2021 73,300 300 91,950 250