Prescott, Arizona Job Growth
There were 65,400 jobs in Prescott, Arizona in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 99,178 employed persons for the month. Prescott added 700 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 191 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Prescott 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.
Prescott, Arizona Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Prescott 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 Prescott, Arizona
CES employment for Prescott peaked in August 2016 at 65,700. Since then 299 jobs have been lost in Prescott according to the employer survey. From a trough of 64,700 in November 2016, Prescott has gained 700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in December 2016 for Prescott is at a new high of 99,178.
Employment: CES, CPS
Prescott, Arizona Employment History