Jonesboro, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 58,700 jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 64,052 employed persons for the month. Jonesboro lost 0 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 198 (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 December 2019 at 61,400. Since then 2,700 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro according to the employer survey. From a trough of 54,200 in April 2020, Jonesboro has gained 4,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 66,366 for Jonesboro in December 2020. 2,314 jobs have been lost in Jonesboro since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Jonesboro, Arkansas Employment History