Jonesboro Labor Market Area

September 2016

Labor Shed Population Map

County Civilian Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Clay 6,131 5,820 311 5.1%
Craighead 52,999 51,348 1,651 3.1%
Crittenden 21,751 20,763 988 4.5%
Cross 8,013 7,678 335 4.2%
Greene 20,081 19,216 865 4.3%
Jackson 6,164 5,798 366 5.9%
Lawrence 7,177 6,881 296 4.1%
Mississippi 18,131 16,922 1,209 6.7%
Poinsett 10,600 10,166 434 4.1%
Randolph 6,279 5,993 286 4.6%
Sharp 6,126 5,816 310 5.1%
Dunklin, MO 13,150 12,136 1,014 7.7%
TOTAL 176,602 168,537 8,065 4.6%

Source: "Arkansas Labor Market," Department of Workforce Services, September 2016; "Local Area Unemployment Statistics," Missouri Economic Research & Information Center, September 2016; Data updated November 23, 2016.