Department of Numbers

Prescott, Arizona Job Growth

There were 65,400 jobs in Prescott, Arizona in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,571 employed persons for the month. Prescott lost 499 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 472 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Prescott job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,400 -499 +500
CPS 101,571 -472 +2,533

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

Prescott, Arizona Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Prescott peaked in November 2018 at 66,200. Since then 799 jobs have been lost in Prescott according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 102,043 for Prescott in January 2019. 472 jobs have been lost in Prescott since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Prescott, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 65,400 -499 101,571 -472
January 2019 65,900 -100 102,043 437
December 2018 66,000 -200 101,606 -247
November 2018 66,200 300 101,853 1,238
October 2018 65,900 400 100,615 1,387
September 2018 65,500 200 99,228 712
August 2018 65,300 0 98,516 -1,287
July 2018 65,300 200 99,803 720
June 2018 65,099 0 99,083 -747
May 2018 65,099 0 99,830 134
April 2018 65,099 -200 99,696 -86
March 2018 65,300 399 99,782 744