Department of Numbers

Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 54,100 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 80,870 employed persons for the month. Yuma lost 200 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 120 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,100 -200 -3,000
CPS 80,870 +120 -2,900

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

Yuma, Arizona Employment Changes

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

CES employment for Yuma peaked in February 2020 at 57,900. Since then 3,800 jobs have been lost in Yuma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 51,900 in April 2020, Yuma has gained 2,200 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 83,982 for Yuma in February 2020. 3,112 jobs have been lost in Yuma since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 74,342, Yuma has added 6,528 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2020

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2020 54,100 -200 80,870 120
October 2020 54,300 -600 80,750 -16
September 2020 54,900 -100 80,766 2,831
August 2020 55,000 500 77,935 306
July 2020 54,500 1,000 77,629 164
June 2020 53,500 200 77,465 77
May 2020 53,300 1,400 77,388 3,046
April 2020 51,900 -5,700 74,342 -7,012
March 2020 57,600 -300 81,354 -2,628
February 2020 57,900 400 83,982 285
January 2020 57,500 300 83,697 -181
December 2019 57,200 100 83,878 108