Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 356,000 jobs in Little Rock, Arkansas in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 344,962 employed persons for the month. Little Rock added 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 1,597 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Little Rock 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.
Little Rock, Arkansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Little Rock 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 Little Rock, Arkansas
CES employment for Little Rock peaked in February 2017 at 358,500. Since then 2,500 jobs have been lost in Little Rock according to the employer survey. From a trough of 352,300 in May 2017, Little Rock has gained 3,700 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 346,836 for Little Rock in September 2017. 1,874 jobs have been lost in Little Rock since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Little Rock, Arkansas Employment History