Department of Numbers

Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 58,900 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,070 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro added 100 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 259 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jonesboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 58,900 +100 +900
CPS 63,070 +259 +696

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 February 2019 is at a new high of 58,900.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Jonesboro is at a new high of 63,070.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 58,900 100 63,070 259
January 2019 58,800 100 62,811 -7
December 2018 58,700 0 62,818 84
November 2018 58,700 0 62,734 92
October 2018 58,700 0 62,642 6
September 2018 58,700 200 62,636 -53
August 2018 58,500 100 62,689 35
July 2018 58,400 100 62,654 601
June 2018 58,300 -100 62,053 13
May 2018 58,400 400 62,040 -145
April 2018 58,000 -200 62,185 -155
March 2018 58,200 200 62,340 -34