Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 64,599 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in October 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 66,880 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro lost 300 jobs in October 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 255 (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 July 2023 at 65,400. Since then 800 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 67,210 for Jonesboro in August 2023. 330 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History