Department of Numbers

Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 56,800 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 84,108 employed persons for the month. Yuma lost 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 443 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,800 -100 +1,500
CPS 84,108 +443 +5,257

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 December 2018 at 57,000. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Yuma according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Yuma is at a new high of 84,108.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 56,800 -100 84,108 443
January 2019 56,900 -100 83,665 2,231
December 2018 57,000 100 81,434 -558
November 2018 56,900 300 81,992 1,533
October 2018 56,600 200 80,459 1,224
September 2018 56,400 400 79,235 1,166
August 2018 56,000 0 78,069 517
July 2018 56,000 400 77,552 366
June 2018 55,600 500 77,186 -435
May 2018 55,100 0 77,621 214
April 2018 55,100 -100 77,407 -1,069
March 2018 55,200 -100 78,476 -375