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Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 56,500 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in May 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 81,601 employed persons for the month. Yuma added 300 jobs in May 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 428 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey May 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,500 +300 +2,200
CPS 81,601 -428 +3,329

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 2,200 jobs have been lost in Yuma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 53,000 in April 2020, Yuma has gained 3,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,112 for Yuma in February 2020. 2,511 jobs have been lost in Yuma since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 76,194, Yuma has added 5,407 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through May 2021

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
May 2021 56,500 300 81,601 -428
April 2021 56,200 900 82,029 -122
March 2021 55,300 0 82,151 -539
February 2021 55,300 400 82,690 -601
January 2021 54,900 400 83,291 1,116
December 2020 54,500 -400 82,175 198
November 2020 54,900 -300 81,977 208
October 2020 55,200 -500 81,769 213
September 2020 55,700 0 81,556 364
August 2020 55,700 600 81,192 587
July 2020 55,100 200 80,605 932
June 2020 54,900 600 79,673 1,401