Arkansas' Unemployment Rate at 7.1 Percent in February by Lance Turner Posted 3/31/2014 09:11 am Updated 2 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 stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.