Department of Numbers

Flagstaff, Arizona Job Growth

There were 68,000 jobs in Flagstaff, Arizona in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 73,199 employed persons for the month. Flagstaff lost 100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 217 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flagstaff job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 68,000 -100 +300
CPS 73,199 -217 +1,655

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Flagstaff, Arizona Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Flagstaff 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 Flagstaff, Arizona

CES employment for Flagstaff peaked in August 2018 at 70,300. Since then 2,300 jobs have been lost in Flagstaff according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 74,068 for Flagstaff in February 2019. 869 jobs have been lost in Flagstaff since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Flagstaff, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 68,000 -100 73,199 -217
June 2019 68,100 -300 73,416 -225
May 2019 68,400 100 73,641 -214
April 2019 68,300 100 73,855 -158
March 2019 68,200 0 74,013 -55
February 2019 68,200 -500 74,068 115
January 2019 68,700 200 73,953 136
December 2018 68,500 200 73,817 36
November 2018 68,300 -200 73,781 83
October 2018 68,500 100 73,698 85
September 2018 68,400 -1,900 73,613 -10
August 2018 70,300 2,600 73,623 2,079