Department of Numbers

Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 54,700 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in March 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 80,935 employed persons for the month. Yuma lost 100 jobs in March 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,454 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey March 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,700 -100 +1,000
CPS 80,935 +1,454 +4,299

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 January 2017 at 55,000. Since then 300 jobs have been lost in Yuma according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in March 2017 for Yuma is at a new high of 80,935.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through March 2017

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
March 2017 54,700 -100 80,935 1,454
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
August 2016 54,400 200 76,293 353
July 2016 54,200 300 75,940 -163
June 2016 53,900 0 76,103 -321
May 2016 53,900 100 76,424 -253
April 2016 53,800 100 76,677 41