Prescott, Arizona Job Growth
There were 65,600 jobs in Prescott, Arizona in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 102,232 employed persons for the month. Prescott added 100 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 30 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Prescott job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 January 2020 at 67,000. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Prescott according to the employer survey. From a trough of 57,500 in April 2020, Prescott has gained 8,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 103,795 for Prescott in February 2020. 1,563 jobs have been lost in Prescott since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 93,637, Prescott has added 8,595 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Prescott, Arizona Employment History