Department of Numbers

Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 52,100 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in April 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 75,346 employed persons for the month. Yuma lost 5,500 jobs in April 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 6,008 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2020 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 52,100 -5,500 -5,000
CPS 75,346 -6,008 -8,021

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 5,800 jobs have been lost in Yuma according to the employer survey.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 83,982 for Yuma in February 2020. 8,636 jobs have been lost in Yuma since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2020

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2020 52,100 -5,500 75,346 -6,008
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
November 2019 57,100 200 83,770 145
October 2019 56,900 -300 83,625 179
September 2019 57,200 400 83,446 205
August 2019 56,800 -200 83,241 168
July 2019 57,000 0 83,073 30
June 2019 57,000 0 83,043 -114
May 2019 57,000 -100 83,157 -210