Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 242,900 jobs in Fayetteville, Arkansas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 252,783 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville lost 1,300 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 2,122 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Fayetteville, Arkansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Fayetteville 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 Fayetteville, Arkansas
CES employment for Fayetteville peaked in July 2016 at 244,700. Since then 1,800 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 257,179 for Fayetteville in April 2016. 4,396 jobs have been lost in Fayetteville since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Fayetteville, Arkansas Employment History