Clark County experienced a slight increase in its unemployment rate for the month of June.

Clark County experienced a slight increase in its unemployment rate for the month of June.
According to statistics provided by the Arkansas Department of Workforce, the unemployment rate for
Clark County for the month of June was 4.4 percent. The unemployment rate for May was 3.7 percent, while an unemployment rate of 3.2 percent was reported for April.
Clark County had a civilian labor force of 9,552 for June. The labor force was 9,629 for May and 9,613 for April. Of the June labor force, 9,131 people were employed, while 421 people were unemployed. A labor force of 9,320and an unemployment rate of 5.5 percent was reported for June 2016.
Unemployment rates in nearby counties:
• Dallas County reported an increase from 3.8 percent in May to 4.6 percent in June. Dallas County had an unemployment rate of 3.6 percent in April.
• Garland County's unemployment rate increased from 3.6 percent in May to 4.0 percent in June. An unemployment rate of 3.2 percent was reported for April.
• Hempstead County reported an unemployment rate of 3.4 percent. The unemployment rate was 3.1 percent in May and 2.9 percent in April.
• Hot Spring County reported an increase from 3.4 percent in May to 3.9 percent in June. An unemployment rate of 2.9 percent was announced for April.
• Montgomery County's unemployment rate was 4.3 percent for June. The percentage is up from 3.9 percent in April and May.
• Nevada County reported an unemployment rate of 3.6 percent for June. The percentage is up slightly from 3.2 percent in April and 3.3 percent in May.
• Ouachita County reported a slight increase from 4.3 percent in May to 4.4 percent in June. The unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in April.
• Pike County's unemployment rate increased from 3.5 percent in May to 4.1 percent in June. The unemployment rate was 3.2 percent in April.
• Saline County reported an unemployment rate 3.0 percent. An unemployment rate of 2.8 percent was reported for May, while April’s unemployment rate was 2.6 percent.
Preliminary statistics (not seasonally adjusted) for the state of Arkansas showed
there were 51,672 people unemployed out of a labor force of 1,392,779 for an unemployment rate of 3.7 percent. The percentage is up from 3.3. percent in May and 3.1 percent in April.
Seasonally adjusted statistics for the state show there were 46,387 people unemployed out of a labor force of 1,365,448 for an unemployment rate of 3.4 percent. The percentage is identical to May’s and down slightly from 3.5 percent in April.
The national unemployment rate increased from 4.1 percent in April and May to 4.5 percent in June.