Department of Numbers

Hot Springs, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 38,500 jobs in Hot Springs, Arkansas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 38,423 employed persons for the month. Hot Springs lost 0 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 317 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Hot Springs job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 38,500 0 +400
CPS 38,423 +317 -285

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 800 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 1,900 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 40,784 for Hot Springs in May 2008. 2,361 jobs have been lost in Hot Springs since then according to the household survey. From a November 2012 low of 37,343, Hot Springs has added 1,080 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Hot Springs, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 38,500 0 38,423 317
September 2018 38,500 400 38,106 -90
August 2018 38,100 100 38,196 -167
July 2018 38,000 0 38,363 9
June 2018 38,000 0 38,354 -150
May 2018 38,000 -100 38,504 -101
April 2018 38,100 0 38,605 -133
March 2018 38,100 0 38,738 25
February 2018 38,100 100 38,713 61
January 2018 38,000 0 38,652 30
December 2017 38,000 -100 38,622 -33
November 2017 38,100 0 38,655 -53