Overall unemployment rate stayed flat at 4.4% with the biggest shift in Government, which gained 200 roles, based on the most recently available information published in April 2022.

Total employment in the Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ market rose by 837 jobs in February and the unemployment rate stayed flat. The national unemployment rate decreased by 28 bps over the same time to 4.1%.

  • Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ unemployment rate is 26 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 340 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in February versus prior month by 10.7% and are down compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Unemployment February 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 1.5% . Key sectors include:

  • Transportation & Utilities: 14,100; +200
  • Education & Healthcare: 9,300; +100
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 8,200; +100
  • Government: 7,900; +200
  • Construction, Mining: 4,300; +100
  • Business Services: 4,000; +100
  • Manufacturing: 3,000; no change
  • Financial Services: 2,100; no change
  • Other Jobs: 1,900; no change
  • IT & Development: 400; no change
Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ Unemployment by Industry February 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through February 2022 (Data published April 2022 and reports created on April 6, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.