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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. 

 

2020 census

Source: Census.gov

Labor Market Workforce: By County

 

County Civilian Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Clay 5,554 5,276 268 4.8%
Craighead 56,800 54,478 2,322 4.1%
Crittenden 21,778 20,354 1,424 6.5%
Cross 7,205 6,811 394 5.5%
Greene 19,272 18,407 865 4.5%
Jackson 5,858 5,484 374 6.4%
Lawrence 6,643 6,260 383 5.8%
Mississippi 16,780 15,208 1,572 9.4%
Poinsett 10,098 9,591 507 5.0%
Randolph 7,501 7,122 379 5.1%
Sharp 5,830 5,475 355 6.1%
Dunklin, MO 11,924 11,143 781 6.5%
TOTAL 175,243 165,619 9,624 5.8%
Source: "Arkansas Labor Market," Department of Workforce Services, June 2021. "Local Area Unemployment Statistics," Missouri Economic Research & Information Center, June 2021; Data updated August 27, 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
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