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Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 54,300 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 81,116 employed persons for the month. Yuma lost 600 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 196 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 54,300 -600 -4,400
CPS 81,116 -196 -2,866

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 58,700. Since then 4,400 jobs have been lost in Yuma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,000 in April 2020, Yuma has gained 1,300 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 83,982 for Yuma in February 2020. 2,866 jobs have been lost in Yuma since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 74,342, Yuma has added 6,774 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2021

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2021 54,300 -600 81,116 -196
January 2021 54,900 400 81,312 3,543
December 2020 54,500 -400 77,769 -2,989
November 2020 54,900 -300 80,758 8
October 2020 55,200 -500 80,750 -16
September 2020 55,700 0 80,766 2,831
August 2020 55,700 600 77,935 306
July 2020 55,100 200 77,629 164
June 2020 54,900 600 77,465 77
May 2020 54,300 1,300 77,388 3,046
April 2020 53,000 -5,100 74,342 -7,012
March 2020 58,100 -600 81,354 -2,628