Department of Numbers

Hot Springs, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 38,400 jobs in Hot Springs, Arkansas in November 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 39,421 employed persons for the month. Hot Springs lost 100 jobs in November 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 54 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hot Springs job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2021 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,400 -100 -100
CPS 39,421 +54 +942

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 December 2019 at 39,900. Since then 1,500 jobs have been lost in Hot Springs according to the employer survey. From a trough of 32,700 in April 2020, Hot Springs has gained 5,699 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 40,320 for Hot Springs in December 2020. 899 jobs have been lost in Hot Springs since then according to the household survey. From a April 2021 low of 38,956, Hot Springs has added 465 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2021

Hot Springs, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2021 38,400 -100 39,421 54
October 2021 38,500 0 39,367 56
September 2021 38,500 0 39,311 122
August 2021 38,500 0 39,189 65
July 2021 38,500 0 39,124 66
June 2021 38,500 200 39,058 63
May 2021 38,300 100 38,995 39
April 2021 38,200 200 38,956 -44
March 2021 38,000 -400 39,000 -162
February 2021 38,400 200 39,162 -181
January 2021 38,200 -800 39,343 -977
December 2020 39,000 500 40,320 1,841