Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 365,700 jobs in Little Rock, Arkansas in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 344,759 employed persons for the month. Little Rock lost 1,100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,038 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Little Rock job growth to job growth in other cities.
|Employment Survey||October 2018||Month/Month||Year/Year|
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 September 2018 at 366,800. Since then 1,100 jobs have been lost in Little Rock according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 345,269 for Little Rock in October 2017. 510 jobs have been lost in Little Rock since then according to the household survey. From a April 2018 low of 342,586, Little Rock has added 2,173 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Little Rock, Arkansas Employment History