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Jonesboro Labor Marketplace

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The Jonesboro labor market covers a 12-county area in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. With a population of over 400,000 and a civilian labor force of 175,000 Jonesboro has the rich talent pool to suit future investment and workforce needs. 

Population: January 2021
12 County Area Workforce Map

Population totals source: census.gov

County Civilian Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Clay 5,539 5,326 213 3.8%
Craighead 57,412 55,583 1,829 3.2%
Crittenden 21,311 20,207 1,104 5.2%
Cross 7,395 7,096 299 4.0%
Greene 20,022 19,328 694 3.5%
Jackson 5,599 5,300 299 5.3%
Lawrence 6,982 6,692 294 4.2%
Mississippi 17,276 16,235 1,041 6.0%
Poinsett 10,568 10,186 382 3.6%
Randolph 7,421 7,104 371 4.3%
Sharp 5,741 5,444 297 5.2%
Dunklin, MO 11,437 10,556 881 7.7%
TOTAL 174,943 168,291 6,630 4.7%
Source: "Arkansas Labor Market," Department of Workforce Services, December 2020; "Local Area Unemployment Statistics," Missouri Economic Research & Information Center, December 2020; Data updated February 4, 2021.
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Mark Young - President & CEO
Mark Young
President & CEO
Steven Lamm
Steven Lamm
V.P. of Economic Development
Shelle Randall - Director of Workforce Development & Existing Industry
Shelle Randall
Director of Workforce Development & Existing Industry
Donna Holt - Executive Assistant
Donna Holt
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Director of Communications