Area Unemployment Down Nearly 1 Percent
Posted: July 2, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.
The area's unemployment rate in May dropped nearly 1 percent over last year, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Tuesday.
By The Numbers (w/logo)
May Unemployment Rates
w Northwest Arkansas: 4.9 percent
w Little Rock: 5.8 percent
w Jonesboro: 5.8 percent
w Fort Smith: 6.3 percent
w Hot Springs: 6.4 percent
w Pine Bluff: 8.4 percent
w State: 6.3 percent
w Nation: 6.1
Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics
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