Department of Numbers

Hot Springs, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 39,600 jobs in Hot Springs, Arkansas in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 39,836 employed persons for the month. Hot Springs added 100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 7 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hot Springs job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 39,600 +100 +900
CPS 39,836 -7 +727

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Hot Springs, Arkansas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Hot Springs 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 Hot Springs, Arkansas

CES employment for Hot Springs in August 2019 is at a new high of 39,600.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 40,709 for Hot Springs in May 2008. 873 jobs have been lost in Hot Springs since then according to the household survey. From a December 2012 low of 37,409, Hot Springs has added 2,427 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Hot Springs, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 39,600 100 39,836 -7
July 2019 39,500 200 39,843 61
June 2019 39,300 100 39,782 110
May 2019 39,200 100 39,672 152
April 2019 39,100 -100 39,520 84
March 2019 39,200 100 39,436 79
February 2019 39,100 -100 39,357 74
January 2019 39,200 -100 39,283 68
December 2018 39,300 100 39,215 -3
November 2018 39,200 100 39,218 11
October 2018 39,100 300 39,207 44
September 2018 38,800 100 39,163 54