Department of Numbers

Yuma, Arizona Job Growth

There were 56,900 jobs in Yuma, Arizona in July 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 83,215 employed persons for the month. Yuma added 100 jobs in July 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 309 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Yuma job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 56,900 +100 +900
CPS 83,215 -309 +2,401

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 December 2018 at 57,000. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Yuma according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,400 in May 2019, Yuma has gained 500 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 84,195 for Yuma in March 2019. 980 jobs have been lost in Yuma since then according to the household survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2019

Yuma, Arizona Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2019 56,900 100 83,215 -309
June 2019 56,800 400 83,524 -307
May 2019 56,400 -300 83,831 -339
April 2019 56,700 100 84,170 -25
March 2019 56,600 -100 84,195 242
February 2019 56,700 -200 83,953 501
January 2019 56,900 -100 83,452 679
December 2018 57,000 100 82,773 -86
November 2018 56,900 300 82,859 43
October 2018 56,600 200 82,816 511
September 2018 56,400 400 82,305 724
August 2018 56,000 0 81,581 767