Department of Numbers

Prescott, Arizona Job Growth

There were 65,500 jobs in Prescott, Arizona in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 101,849 employed persons for the month. Prescott lost 100 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 231 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Prescott job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,500 -100 +400
CPS 101,849 -231 +1,523

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 700 jobs have been lost in Prescott according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 102,080 for Prescott in March 2019. 231 jobs have been lost in Prescott since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Prescott, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 65,500 -100 101,849 -231
March 2019 65,600 0 102,080 48
February 2019 65,600 -300 102,032 -46
January 2019 65,900 -100 102,078 163
December 2018 66,000 -200 101,915 -14
November 2018 66,200 300 101,929 41
October 2018 65,900 400 101,888 205
September 2018 65,500 200 101,683 241
August 2018 65,300 0 101,442 235
July 2018 65,300 200 101,207 243
June 2018 65,099 0 100,964 262
May 2018 65,099 0 100,702 376