Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 57,000 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 61,968 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro lost 100 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 319 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jonesboro 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.
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jonesboro 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 Jonesboro, Arkansas
CES employment for Jonesboro peaked in September 2017 at 57,500. Since then 500 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 62,899 for Jonesboro in July 2017. 931 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History