Job Numbers In Northwest Arkansas Hold Strong

February 9, 2023


Job Numbers In Northwest Arkansas Hold Strong

NWA Daily

Arkansas saw an increase of 15,873 job gains over the last year, with Northwest Arkansas accounting for nearly 25% of the year-over-year growth.

  • Now hiring: As the state’s second-largest metro area, NWA saw an estimated 288,680 jobs in December 2022, up 3,944 from the previous year.
  • Steady numbers: The region’s jobless rate was 2% last December, slightly increasing from 1.9% in 2021. The national unemployment rate in December was 3.3%.

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