Tag Archives: Population Growth

Phoenix unemployment rate reaches 10-year low

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Total non-farm employment in Metro Phoenix reached 2,023,400 payrolls in April 2017, representing an annualized increase of 48,800 jobs. As a result, unemployment was reported at 3.9 percent in April, down 60 basis points from one year prior. This is the lowest unemployment rate we’ve seen in Metro Phoenix in ten years.

Job growth was led by the Leisure & Hospitality and Financial Activities sectors, which added 14,700 jobs and 8,800 jobs, respectively.… Read More

Maricopa County has the highest annual population growth in the United States

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Maricopa County grew by 81,360 residents between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016, the largest population gain in the nation. Harris County, Texas, had the second-largest net migration, growing by 56,587 people over the same time period.

The city of Phoenix added approximately 32,113 residents over the same time… Read More

Phoenix tops Western U.S. population growth

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cow_phoenix_population-growth_september-5-2016-croppedSurging 9.3 percent, Greater Phoenix recorded the highest percentage population gain of all the major metropolitan areas in the Western United States from 2010 to 2016.

More than 391,000 people moved to the Valley in the past six years, growing from 4.1 million residents in 2010 to nearly 4.6 million residents in 2016.

Source: JLL… Read More