Prescott, Arizona Job Growth
There were 62,500 jobs in Prescott, Arizona in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 96,714 employed persons for the month. Prescott lost 0 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 109 (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 January 2007 at 65,099. Since then 2,599 jobs have been lost in Prescott according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,100 in July 2011, Prescott has gained 8,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 98,207 for Prescott in April 2017. 1,493 jobs have been lost in Prescott since then according to the household survey. From a October 2017 low of 96,605, Prescott has added 109 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Prescott, Arizona Employment History