Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 61,400 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in April 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,661 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro lost 200 jobs in April 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 18 (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 2022 at 61,600. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 65,274 for Jonesboro in December 2019. 613 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 59,477, Jonesboro has added 5,184 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History