Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 61,700 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in November 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 63,404 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro added 600 jobs in November 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 32 (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 November 2020 is at a new high of 61,700.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,205 for Jonesboro in March 2020. 1,801 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 58,793, Jonesboro has added 4,611 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History