Unemployment Rate - United States and Arkansas
Source:  Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)

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Arkansas County Unemployment Rates

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Current Labor Force StatisticsSeasonally Adjusted 

Source: Arkansas Department of Workforce Services, LAUS Program

March 2019

March 2019

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