Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 359,900 jobs in Little Rock, Arkansas in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 342,529 employed persons for the month. Little Rock lost 400 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 935 (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 2017 at 361,300. Since then 1,400 jobs have been lost in Little Rock according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 346,836 for Little Rock in September 2017. 4,307 jobs have been lost in Little Rock since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Little Rock, Arkansas Employment History