Department of Numbers

Flagstaff, Arizona Job Growth

There were 66,600 jobs in Flagstaff, Arizona in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,249 employed persons for the month. Flagstaff added 200 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 157 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flagstaff job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey December 2016 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,600 +200 +600
CPS 70,249 -157 +1,916

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 in December 2016 is at a new high of 66,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 70,406 for Flagstaff in November 2016. 157 jobs have been lost in Flagstaff since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through December 2016

Flagstaff, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
December 2016 66,600 200 70,249 -157
November 2016 66,400 300 70,406 424
October 2016 66,100 -400 69,982 729
September 2016 66,500 1,099 69,253 1,181
August 2016 65,400 200 68,072 360
July 2016 65,200 -1,100 67,712 -950
June 2016 66,300 -100 68,662 -801
May 2016 66,400 200 69,463 -429
April 2016 66,200 -100 69,892 -295
March 2016 66,300 -100 70,187 344
February 2016 66,400 600 69,843 813
January 2016 65,800 -200 69,030 697