Las Cruces, New Mexico Job Growth
There were 78,000 jobs in Las Cruces, New Mexico in September 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 96,927 employed persons for the month. Las Cruces added 300 jobs in September 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 57 (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 July 2023 at 78,600. Since then 600 jobs have been lost in Las Cruces according to the employer survey. From a trough of 77,700 in August 2023, Las Cruces has gained 300 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 97,095 for Las Cruces in July 2023. 168 jobs have been lost in Las Cruces since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Las Cruces, New Mexico Employment History