Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 59,600 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in July 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 60,470 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro added 1,100 jobs in July 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 814 (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 peaked in March 2020 at 61,200. Since then 1,600 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 57,000 in April 2020, Jonesboro has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,205 for Jonesboro in March 2020. 4,735 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 58,793, Jonesboro has added 1,677 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History