Unemployment Annual Average

CountyRanking (1-5)Value
Arkansas16.2%
Ashley511.3%
Baxter37.8%
Benton15.8%
Boone27.1%
Bradley48.8%
Calhoun38.4%
Carroll14.9%
Chicot59.9%
Clark49%
Clay510.5%
Cleburne27.3%
Cleveland38%
Columbia59.8%
Conway38.1%
Craighead16.8%
Crawford27.6%
Crittenden512%
Cross37.8%
Dallas49.6%
Desha49.4%
Drew510.7%
Faulkner17%
Franklin16.8%
Fulton27.2%
Garland27.6%
Grant16.9%
Greene48.7%
Hempstead27.3%
Hot Spring27.2%
Howard27.3%
Independence49.2%
Izard48.6%
Jackson49.5%
Jefferson510.7%
Johnson48.6%
Lafayette510.7%
Lawrence48.9%
Lee510.8%
Lincoln38.3%
Little River48.8%
Logan38%
Lonoke16.3%
Madison15.7%
Marion38.1%
Miller37.9%
Mississippi511%
Monroe37.8%
Montgomery27.3%
Nevada27.5%
Newton27.5%
Ouachita49.4%
Perry38.4%
Phillips510.8%
Pike38.3%
Poinsett38.3%
Polk27.6%
Pope38.1%
Prairie16.2%
Pulaski16.9%
Randolph49.1%
Saline16.1%
Scott16.1%
Searcy27.2%
Sebastian27.4%
Sevier27.5%
Sharp510.3%
St. Francis510.9%
Stone510.4%
Union48.6%
Van Buren48.9%
Washington15.7%
White38.4%
Woodruff49.6%
Yell16.3%

Description

Unemployment Annual Average; Annual average unemployment rate. Unemployment is linked to poverty and lack of insurance, and is associated with poorer health outcomes.

Source/Citation

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search. (2017).Unemployment Annual Average 2015. Retrieved Aug 24, 2017 from PHACS database. Available from United States Bureau of Labor Statistics database.


Ranking Information

* Health Ranking compared to other counties. This is a result of quintile ranking for all 75 counties in Arkansas. The rankings are assigned by placing the counties into five equal groups by the occurrence of the health indicator.

Category 1 - Highest, represents highest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 2 - Higher, represents counties between the highest and mid-range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 3 - Middle, represents counties within the middle range occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 4 - Lower, represents counties between mid-range and lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

Category 5 - Lowest, represents counties with the lowest occurrence of the indicator/outcome

2017 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
Public Health in Arkansas' Communities Search