Department of Numbers

Flagstaff, Arizona Job Growth

There were 67,900 jobs in Flagstaff, Arizona in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,458 employed persons for the month. Flagstaff lost 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 308 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flagstaff job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 67,900 -100 +800
CPS 72,458 +308 +924

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 January 2018 at 68,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Flagstaff according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2018 for Flagstaff is at a new high of 72,458.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Flagstaff, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 67,900 -100 72,458 308
January 2018 68,000 400 72,150 216
December 2017 67,600 200 71,934 71
November 2017 67,400 100 71,863 88
October 2017 67,300 -300 71,775 -57
September 2017 67,600 200 71,832 971
August 2017 67,400 -100 70,861 645
July 2017 67,500 800 70,216 -278
June 2017 66,700 -600 70,494 -1,045
May 2017 67,300 100 71,539 -317
April 2017 67,200 300 71,856 -105
March 2017 66,900 -200 71,961 427