Las Cruces, New Mexico Job Growth
There were 73,900 jobs in Las Cruces, New Mexico in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 92,058 employed persons for the month. Las Cruces lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,093 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Las Cruces job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 peaked in November 2018 at 74,100. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Las Cruces according to the employer survey. From a trough of 73,800 in December 2018, Las Cruces has gained 100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in February 2019 for Las Cruces is at a new high of 92,058.
Employment: CES, CPS
Las Cruces, New Mexico Employment History