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Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 275,500 jobs in Fayetteville, Arkansas in July 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 283,754 employed persons for the month. Fayetteville added 2,900 jobs in July 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,175 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Fayetteville job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey July 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 275,500 +2,900 +18,200
CPS 283,754 +1,175 +18,217

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 July 2021 is at a new high of 275,500.

CPS employment in July 2021 for Fayetteville is at a new high of 283,754.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through July 2021

Fayetteville, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
July 2021 275,500 2,900 283,754 1,175
June 2021 272,600 2,200 282,579 1,345
May 2021 270,400 1,100 281,234 1,723
April 2021 269,300 800 279,511 1,921
March 2021 268,500 300 277,590 1,602
February 2021 268,200 -200 275,988 1,843
January 2021 268,400 200 274,145 -5,769
December 2020 268,200 1,100 279,914 8,468
November 2020 267,100 1,400 271,446 265
October 2020 265,700 5,099 271,181 1,468
September 2020 260,600 1,400 269,713 1,997
August 2020 259,200 1,900 267,716 2,179