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Northwest Arkansas’ Labor Force Growing

Northwest Arkansas’ Labor Force Growing

Posted: December 6, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Jay Hicks is helping grow Northwest Arkansas’ top two employment areas: professional and business services and trade, transportation and utilities.

By The Numbers

October 2013 Unemployment Rates

• Northwest Arkansas: 5.1

• Jonesboro: 6.4

• Little Rock: 6.5

• Fort Smith: 7.3

• Hot Springs: 7.8

• Pine Bluff: 9.6

• State: 7.0

• Nation: 7.3

Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics

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