Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 58,300 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 62,364 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro added 200 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 470 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Jonesboro job growth to job growth in other cities.
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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 2018 is at a new high of 58,300.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 62,899 for Jonesboro in July 2017. 535 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro since then according to the household survey. From a December 2017 low of 61,448, Jonesboro has added 916 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History