Department of Numbers

Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 55,000 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in August 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 79,169 employed persons for the month. Yuma lost 900 jobs in August 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 484 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 55,000 -900 +600
CPS 79,169 +484 +2,876

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 2017 at 56,100. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Yuma according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 81,264 for Yuma in April 2017. 2,095 jobs have been lost in Yuma since then according to the household survey. From a July 2017 low of 78,685, Yuma has added 484 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2017

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2017 55,000 -900 79,169 484
July 2017 55,900 -200 78,685 -577
June 2017 56,100 300 79,262 -1,154
May 2017 55,800 200 80,416 -848
April 2017 55,600 800 81,264 277
March 2017 54,800 0 80,987 1,506
February 2017 54,800 -200 79,481 -23
January 2017 55,000 600 79,504 2,265
December 2016 54,400 0 77,239 224
November 2016 54,400 -300 77,015 -223
October 2016 54,700 300 77,238 210
September 2016 54,400 0 77,028 735