Department of Numbers

Flagstaff, Arizona Job Growth

There were 68,300 jobs in Flagstaff, Arizona in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 74,213 employed persons for the month. Flagstaff lost 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 106 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Flagstaff job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 68,300 -400 +600
CPS 74,213 -106 +1,576

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 2,000 jobs have been lost in Flagstaff according to the employer survey. From a trough of 68,300 in November 2018, Flagstaff has gained 0 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 74,319 for Flagstaff in January 2019. 106 jobs have been lost in Flagstaff since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Flagstaff, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 68,300 -400 74,213 -106
January 2019 68,700 200 74,319 448
December 2018 68,500 200 73,871 138
November 2018 68,300 -200 73,733 630
October 2018 68,500 100 73,103 451
September 2018 68,400 -1,900 72,652 707
August 2018 70,300 2,600 71,945 748
July 2018 67,700 -100 71,197 -570
June 2018 67,800 0 71,767 -1,061
May 2018 67,800 0 72,828 83
April 2018 67,800 -200 72,745 -136
March 2018 68,000 300 72,881 244