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Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 55,100 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 79,486 employed persons for the month. Yuma added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 244 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 55,100 +200 +600
CPS 79,486 -244 +5

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 February 2018 is at a new high of 55,100.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 82,456 for Yuma in October 2017. 2,970 jobs have been lost in Yuma since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 55,100 200 79,486 -244
January 2018 54,900 -100 79,730 -2,720
December 2017 55,000 400 82,450 111
November 2017 54,600 0 82,339 -117
October 2017 54,600 0 82,456 1,104
September 2017 54,600 -100 81,352 2,081
August 2017 54,700 300 79,271 586
July 2017 54,400 -200 78,685 -577
June 2017 54,600 400 79,262 -1,154
May 2017 54,200 -200 80,416 -848
April 2017 54,400 -200 81,264 277
March 2017 54,600 100 80,987 1,506