Economy Adds 209K Jobs in July, Unemployment Rate at 6.2 Percent by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 8/1/2014 07:29 am Updated 4 years ago The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July, and the unemployment rate rose slightly to 6.2 percent. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.