Department of Numbers

Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 59,600 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in August 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,302 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro added 100 jobs in August 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 34 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jonesboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey August 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 59,600 +100 +1,100
CPS 63,302 +34 +908

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

Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Jonesboro 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 Jonesboro, Arkansas

CES employment for Jonesboro in August 2019 is at a new high of 59,600.

CPS employment in August 2019 for Jonesboro is at a new high of 63,302.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through August 2019

Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
August 2019 59,600 100 63,302 34
July 2019 59,500 100 63,268 152
June 2019 59,400 100 63,116 84
May 2019 59,300 200 63,032 92
April 2019 59,100 100 62,940 113
March 2019 59,000 100 62,827 96
February 2019 58,900 100 62,731 123
January 2019 58,800 100 62,608 82
December 2018 58,700 0 62,526 -8
November 2018 58,700 0 62,534 -4
October 2018 58,700 0 62,538 59
September 2018 58,700 200 62,479 85