Department of Numbers

Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 55,200 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 80,432 employed persons for the month. Yuma added 200 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,197 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 55,200 +200 +600
CPS 80,432 +1,197 +29

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 in October 2018 is at a new high of 55,200.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 80,673 for Yuma in December 2017. 241 jobs have been lost in Yuma since then according to the household survey. From a June 2018 low of 77,186, Yuma has added 3,246 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 55,200 200 80,432 1,197
September 2018 55,000 200 79,235 1,166
August 2018 54,800 0 78,069 517
July 2018 54,800 300 77,552 366
June 2018 54,500 100 77,186 -435
May 2018 54,400 200 77,621 214
April 2018 54,200 -100 77,407 -1,069
March 2018 54,300 -400 78,476 -375
February 2018 54,700 -200 78,851 -12
January 2018 54,900 -100 78,863 -1,810
December 2017 55,000 400 80,673 101
November 2017 54,600 0 80,572 169