Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas Job Growth
There were 363,100 jobs in Little Rock, Arkansas in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 345,913 employed persons for the month. Little Rock added 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 442 (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 November 2018 at 363,300. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in Little Rock according to the employer survey. From a trough of 362,700 in January 2019, Little Rock has gained 400 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 346,539 for Little Rock in December 2018. 626 jobs have been lost in Little Rock since then according to the household survey. From a January 2019 low of 345,471, Little Rock has added 442 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Little Rock, Arkansas Employment History