Arkansas Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.3 Percent in January by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 3/17/2014 09:40 am Updated 2 years ago Arkansas' unemployment rate fell one-tenth of a percentage point from December to 7.3 percent in January, according to the state Department of Workforce Services. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.