Jonesboro Labor Market Area

July 2016

Labor Shed Population Map

County Civilian Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Clay 6,063 5,699 364 6.0%
Craighead 53,575 51,658 1,917 3.6%
Crittenden 22,299 21,198 1,101 4.9%
Cross 7,832 7,479 353 4.5%
Greene 20,002 19,069 933 4.7%
Jackson 6,193 5,799 394 6.4%
Lawrence 6,696 6,356 340 5.1%
Mississippi 17,804 16,476 1,328 7.5%
Poinsett 10,669 10,203 466 4.4%
Randolph 5,856 5,547 309 5.3%
Sharp 6,002 5,652 350 5.8%
Dunklin, MO 13,141 11,951 1,190 9.1%
TOTAL 176,132 167,087 9,045 5.1%

Source: "Arkansas Labor Market," Department of Workforce Services, July 2016; "Local Area Unemployment Statistics," Missouri Economic Research & Information Center, July 2016; Data updated September 6, 2016.