Yuma, Arizona Job Growth
There were 53,100 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 76,548 employed persons for the month. Yuma lost 600 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 545 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma 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.
Yuma, Arizona Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Yuma 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 Yuma, Arizona
CES employment for Yuma peaked in June 2008 at 54,600. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Yuma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 49,300 in December 2009, Yuma has gained 3,800 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 77,555 for Yuma in March 2016. 1,007 jobs have been lost in Yuma since then according to the household survey. From a July 2016 low of 74,826, Yuma has added 1,722 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Yuma, Arizona Employment History