Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 387,100 jobs in Little Rock, Arkansas in January 2023 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 345,117 employed persons for the month. Little Rock lost 200 jobs in January 2023 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,930 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Little Rock 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.
Little Rock, Arkansas Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Little Rock 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 Little Rock, Arkansas
CES employment for Little Rock peaked in December 2022 at 387,300. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Little Rock according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 350,220 for Little Rock in February 2020. 5,103 jobs have been lost in Little Rock since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 322,821, Little Rock has added 22,296 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Little Rock, Arkansas Employment History