Total Labor Force (2018)

3,487,957

Total Population

7,171,646

Population Rank Among States

14th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$9,645

Rank Among States

48th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

4.8%

Rank Among States

45th (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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WIOA Funding

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

More Data

Arizona National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
2.8%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.4%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
4.8%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
37.0%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
61.4%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

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Less than high school (12.8% Arizona | 12.0% National)
Web Designer 12.8%
12%
High school (24.1% Arizona | 27.1% National)
24.1%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (33.7 Arizona | 28.9% National)
33.7%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (29.3% Arizona | 32.0% National)
29.3%
32%

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In support of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, read how the Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program assisted a woman with cerebral palsy find employment and acquire the accessibility modifications for her van.
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Attend this virtual hiring event on Wednesday, October 22! These jobs will be in the Tucson and Pinal County area. https://t.co/Xyv5VdeMeG https://t.co/0whU6caelL ARIZONAatWORK photo

Work eligible Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients may volunteer to participate in the SNA Employment and Training (SNA E&T) program for no-cost access to various resources! Attend the orientation on Thursday! https://t.co/5JwkCkxugT https://t.co/RM0KggbTOY ARIZONAatWORK photo

Take a look at our events page to see upcoming job fairs or workshops! https://t.co/vLhI2NJLom https://t.co/ieNEm2fnHQ ARIZONAatWORK photo

Found out more information about this virtual Tucson job fair on October 22! https://t.co/W4ythP5dp9 https://t.co/0lOPsCWSaj ARIZONAatWORK photo

Silent-Aire is hiring a number of positions during this hiring event on Saturday, October 17. Learn more about the event! https://t.co/ZMpZmKbU7q https://t.co/6rDnB1nZs0 ARIZONAatWORK photo

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Happy Rural Transit Day!
Check out the Yavapai Passenger Transportation Newsletter #3 which provides a status update of this exciting NACOG project.

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Tomorrow is the big day. Please take some time on National Rural Transit Day (7/16) to recognize rural transit providers in your community.
Chino Valley is very lucky to have YRT supporting its residents. Watch the video for a glimpse of the benefits this rural service provides. https://t.co/ey3xWyIxtX

COUNTDOWN! 2 days until Rural Transit Day.
Today NACOG would like to recognize the White Mountain Public Transportation System in Navajo County.
A special thank you to the system's drivers for keeping public transit in the White Mountains functioning during COVID-19 crisis. https://t.co/5Xb2JOEyue
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Did you know that this Thursday will be the nation's first Rural Transit Day? NACOG would like to recognize some of the amazing providers serving northern AZ. Cottonwood Area Transit (CAT) has served the Verde Valley for over 30 years!
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Attention Yavapai County partners & residents!! NACOG is interested in learning more about your experience and thoughts on passenger transportation in Yavapai County.
This survey will take 5-10 minutes to complete. Click the link to provide your input! https://t.co/ysxVFWaWM9 https://t.co/Lvg5gsTHTS
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NACOG's looking for qualified and interested individuals to apply for our Head Start Teacher position in St. Johns. For more information or to apply please visit https://t.co/WCjpekyUmP. #headstart #teacher https://t.co/wGEqUvoJYB

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