Between September and October, labor force data shows that Arkansas unemployment is held steady at 3.5 percent.
Meanwhile, Arkansas’ civilian labor force increased by 881. This is a result of 670 more employed in Arkansas. 211 Arkansans became unemployed in the same period.
This comes after three months of a dropping unemployment rate in Arkansas.
Nationally, the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent from September to October.