Department of Numbers

Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth

There were 60,100 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in October 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,544 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro added 300 jobs in October 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 169 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jonesboro job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 60,100 +300 +1,400
CPS 63,544 +169 +1,006

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 October 2019 is at a new high of 60,100.

CPS employment in October 2019 for Jonesboro is at a new high of 63,544.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2019

Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2019 60,100 300 63,544 169
September 2019 59,800 200 63,375 77
August 2019 59,600 100 63,298 30
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