Working in Russellville
Imagine a town where you have career and job opportunities ranging from scientific professional, medical professional, manufacturing, and education. Pope County’s and Yell County’s labor force is 33,916 workers strong, which is nearly half of the two counties’ total population.
In November 2020, our local unemployment rate was 5.1%, compared to the national unemployment rate which was 6.7%. The diversity of employers in our region helps to stabilize our local economy. During the Covid-19 pandemic, we supported our employers to keep our community working safely.
2020 Labor Force by Occupation
|2020 Labor Force (Esri)|
|2020 Employed Civilian Population Age 16+ by Occupation Base (Esri)||8312||25604|
|2020 Occupation: Management (Esri)||793||2082|
|2020 Occupation: Business/Financial (Esri)||126||626|
|2020 Occupation: Computer/Mathematical (Esri)||58||272|
|2020 Occupation: Architecture/Engineering (Esri)||20||292|
|2020 Occupation: Life/Physical/Social Science (Esri)||22||46|
|2020 Occupation: Community/Social Service (Esri)||115||278|
|2020 Occupation: Legal (Esri)||27||68|
|2020 Occupation: Education/Training/Library (Esri)||384||2009|
|2020 Occupation: Arts/Design/Entertainment/Sports/Media (Esri)||59||497|
|2020 Occupation: Healthcare Practitioner/Technician (Esri)||353||1481|
|2020 Occupation: Healthcare Support (Esri)||177||598|
|2020 Occupation: Protective Service (Esri)||49||273|
|2020 Occupation: Food Preparation/Serving Related (Esri)||373||1421|
|2020 Occupation: Building/Grounds Cleaning/Maintenance (Esri)||490||1193|
|2020 Occupation: Personal Care/Service (Esri)||248||1013|
|2020 Occupation: Sales and Sales Related (Esri)||552||2407|
|2020 Occupation: Office/Administrative Support (Esri)||986||2977|
|2020 Occupation: Farming/Fishing/Forestry (Esri)||512||438|
|2020 Occupation: Construction/Extraction (Esri)||631||1608|
|2020 Occupation: Installation/Maintenance/Repair (Esri)||452||1342|
|2020 Occupation: Production (Esri)||1303||2771|
|2020 Occupation: Transportation/Material Moving (Esri)||582||1912|
|Source: Esri Geoenrichment Service|
Comparative Labor Force Growth
|Pope County||Yell County||Little Rock MSA||Arkansas||United States|
Not sure if you have the right skill set, check out our Jobs section to find out what each job requires and if you don't have it, what resources we have to help you get it.
It's More Than A Job
- In our Get Connected section start finding how you and the entire family can get connected to the community and get involved in activities that are important to you.
- You get Adventure; it's not just a lunch break anymore! It's a quick hike, kayak around the lake, run on a trail or a great meal at one of our local restaurants.
- You get an education for you and the whole family. From primary to high-education, Russellville has some of the best educational opportunities in the state. Many of our employers and the University offer specialized training to help you get that perfect job. Visit our Resources page to learn more about job training.
Visit our Jobs page to start your search for the perfect match!
Denali Water Solutions originated as a small business in Arkansas decades ago, and has grown to operate all over the United States. I chose to keep the corporate headquarters in Russellville because it is a place that reflects my values in family, community, faith and business.Andy McNeill, President & CEO, Denali Water Solutions
Did you know Russellville offers business assistance programs? Learn more about how we can help make your business a success.
The people and opportunities in this community are what drew me to Russellville, and that is what continues to keep me here.Megan Ayres-Moore, Park Interpreter, Lake Dardanelle State Park
708 West Main Street, Russellville, AR 72801
Russellville is a great place to visit and call home!
Live, Work & Play
Do you love the idea of walking down the main street in the morning, grabbing a cup of coffee at your local coffee shop and heading off to work only to finish your day in your kayak, taking a quick hike or bike ride? If so, Russellville is the place for you. With our increasing number of urban shops and living area, our growing cultural atmosphere, amazing schools and an increasing number of job opportunities, Russellville has something for everyone.