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
State Workforce Board

Workforce Arizona Council

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WIOA Funding

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Colleges and universities

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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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Spang Manufacturing and CAPS Pharmacy are hiring during this virtual job fair on Thursday. Register today! Openings are in Phoenix. https://t.co/P985gAB7xr https://t.co/A5A1EMYJWx ARIZONAatWORK photo

Multiple employers are hiring during this southern Arizona hiring event on Thursday, June 10! Register today. https://t.co/icEy5Vhusz https://t.co/w6gc56akwh ARIZONAatWORK photo

Reaching the top takes the top talent. ARIZONA @WORK helps employers throughout the state to meet their recruitment and training needs by offering no-cost services. https://t.co/Vwn0PEmihk

Hilton Sedona Resort at Bell Rock is seeking to hire multiple positions at this walk-in job fair tomorrow. A $500 sign-on bonus will be given to new employees. https://t.co/eGmKT9XSXP https://t.co/VPAyvq2Rc0 ARIZONAatWORK photo

ARIZONA @WORK is here to help job seekers find, prepare for and keep the right job. Visit https://t.co/E6ae7jA4tJ to access virtual career opportunities. https://t.co/QhbatMg4v1

ARIZONA @WORK is here to help job seekers find, prepare for and keep the right job. Visit https://t.co/GmdiCJseOy to access career training opportunities and locate a workforce center near you. https://t.co/QhbatMg4v1

Arizona@Work Yavapai County


NACOG is currently accepting public comments on the FY 2022 – 2026 Transportation Investment Plan. This plan provides funding for a variety of transportation projects across northern Arizona. The full list of projects can be found at https://t.co/z5UXfmUz3F https://t.co/cUkrJ4XzD8 NACOG photo

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

https://t.co/uccjWmqiTX…/NACOG%20YPTS%20Newsletter%20%233%20…

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!
https://t.co/i1ts8U6ROz

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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