Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 56,700 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in December 2016 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,847 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro added 400 jobs in December 2016 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 90 (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 2016 at 56,800. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 56,300 in November 2016, Jonesboro has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 61,121 for Jonesboro in September 2016. 274 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro since then according to the household survey. From a November 2016 low of 60,757, Jonesboro has added 90 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History