Department of Numbers

Flagstaff, Arizona Job Growth

There were 66,200 jobs in Flagstaff, Arizona in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,766 employed persons for the month. Flagstaff lost 0 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 232 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flagstaff job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,200 0 +300
CPS 71,766 +232 +1,820

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

Flagstaff, Arizona Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Flagstaff 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 Flagstaff, Arizona

CES employment for Flagstaff peaked in December 2016 at 67,300. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Flagstaff according to the employer survey. From a trough of 66,200 in February 2017, Flagstaff has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Flagstaff is at a new high of 71,766.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Flagstaff, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 66,200 0 71,766 232
February 2017 66,200 -600 71,534 327
January 2017 66,800 -500 71,207 372
December 2016 67,300 100 70,835 47
November 2016 67,200 200 70,788 192
October 2016 67,000 200 70,596 390
September 2016 66,800 700 70,206 579
August 2016 66,100 200 69,627 525
July 2016 65,900 600 69,102 41
June 2016 65,300 -600 69,061 -423
May 2016 65,900 -200 69,484 -378
April 2016 66,100 200 69,862 -84