Department of Numbers

Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 54,900 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 82,404 employed persons for the month. Yuma added 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 52 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,900 +200 +500
CPS 82,404 -52 +5,389

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 1,200 jobs have been lost in Yuma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,700 in October 2017, Yuma has gained 200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 82,456 for Yuma in October 2017. 52 jobs have been lost in Yuma since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 54,900 200 82,404 -52
October 2017 54,700 -500 82,456 1,104
September 2017 55,200 100 81,352 2,081
August 2017 55,100 -800 79,271 586
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