Department of Numbers

Hot Springs, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 38,000 jobs in Hot Springs, Arkansas in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 38,941 employed persons for the month. Hot Springs lost 0 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 71 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hot Springs job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,000 0 0
CPS 38,941 -71 +77

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 peaked in March 2008 at 39,300. Since then 1,300 jobs have been lost in Hot Springs according to the employer survey. From a trough of 36,600 in June 2011, Hot Springs has gained 1,400 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 40,784 for Hot Springs in May 2008. 1,843 jobs have been lost in Hot Springs since then according to the household survey. From a November 2013 low of 37,107, Hot Springs has added 1,834 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2018

Hot Springs, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2018 38,000 0 38,941 -71
January 2018 38,000 0 39,012 -266
December 2017 38,000 -100 39,278 -243
November 2017 38,100 0 39,521 -99
October 2017 38,100 0 39,620 -25
September 2017 38,100 100 39,645 -38
August 2017 38,000 -200 39,683 -67
July 2017 38,200 200 39,750 210
June 2017 38,000 400 39,540 289
May 2017 37,600 -500 39,251 103
April 2017 38,100 -100 39,148 133
March 2017 38,200 200 39,015 151