Arkansas' Unemployment Rate at 7.1 Percent in February by Lance Turner Posted 3/31/2014 09:11 am Updated 4 years ago The state Department of Workforce Services says Arkansas' unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point from 7.3 percent in January to 7.1 percent in February. 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.