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Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 260,600 jobs in Fayetteville, Arkansas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 270,625 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 700 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,509 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 260,600 +700 +3,700
CPS 270,625 +1,509 +4,021

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 in February 2019 is at a new high of 260,600.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Fayetteville is at a new high of 270,625.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Fayetteville, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 260,600 700 270,625 1,509
January 2019 259,899 0 269,116 721
December 2018 259,899 299 268,395 202
November 2018 259,600 100 268,193 740
October 2018 259,500 300 267,453 521
September 2018 259,200 400 266,932 38
August 2018 258,800 600 266,894 -486
July 2018 258,200 800 267,380 134
June 2018 257,399 -900 267,246 -1,530
May 2018 258,300 800 268,776 691
April 2018 257,500 200 268,085 677
March 2018 257,300 400 267,408 804