Department of Numbers

Flagstaff, Arizona Job Growth

There were 66,700 jobs in Flagstaff, Arizona in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,978 employed persons for the month. Flagstaff lost 0 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 203 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flagstaff job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 66,700 0 -500
CPS 71,978 +203 +1,190

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 May 2017 at 67,500. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Flagstaff according to the employer survey. From a trough of 66,300 in June 2017, Flagstaff has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment in November 2017 for Flagstaff is at a new high of 71,978.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Flagstaff, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 66,700 0 71,978 203
October 2017 66,700 -500 71,775 -57
September 2017 67,200 400 71,832 971
August 2017 66,800 300 70,861 645
July 2017 66,500 200 70,216 -278
June 2017 66,300 -1,200 70,494 -1,045
May 2017 67,500 900 71,539 -317
April 2017 66,600 200 71,856 -105
March 2017 66,400 200 71,961 427
February 2017 66,200 -600 71,534 327
January 2017 66,800 -500 71,207 372
December 2016 67,300 100 70,835 47