Beware The Counties With The Highest Unemployment In Arkansas
- Arkansas Unemployment Rate for December 2023
- Agriculture Production Figures
- County-by-County Unemployment Rate
The unemployment rate for the State of Arkansas had a pretty good year in 2023, the overall statewide rate finished the year at 3.4% in December, almost a full point higher than the lowest rate during the year at 2.6% in July, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.
If you live and work in Arkansas, or you're planning a move to the Natural State soon, you might be interested to know how each county in the state performed. We have the 50 worst-performing Arkansas Counties listed below.
Did You Know:
The #1 industry overall in Arkansas is agriculture. The state is listed as a major exporter of rice, soybeans, cotton, feed grains, and, of course, poultry.
The great state of Arkansas, with its 14.5 million acres of workable farmland, ranks #1 in rice production in the United States.
3rd in the US in cotton production.
According to the Farm Bureau, Arkansas is one of the top producers in the Nation in poultry, with over 5.5 Billion pounds of broiler meat per year, and over 300 million eggs produced per month. All this with 97% of the state's over 49,000 farms being family-owned.
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