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Central Arkansas Job Change Compared with US

Central Arkansas Job Change Compared with US

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Although most industries saw losses during the period, U.S. warehousing jobs grew quickly, according to Metroplan’s latest report on economic trends in the region. read more >

Urban Density Ticks Upward in Central Arkansas

Urban Density Ticks Upward in Central Arkansas

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In 2020, for the second decade in a row, central Arkansas cities slightly grew in urban density, or people per square mile, according to Metroplan, the area’s planning agency. read more >

Census Shows Racial Change in Central Arkansas

Census Shows Racial Change in Central Arkansas

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Like the rest of the United States, the ethnic mix in the Little Rock metropolitan statistical area saw substantial change between 2010 and 2020, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. read more >

Census Shows Slower Growth for Arkansas

Census Shows Slower Growth for Arkansas

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Population growth in the United States, Arkansas and central Arkansas slowed from 2010-2020 compared with the previous decade, U.S. Census Bureau tallies and the accompanying chart show. read more >

Single-Family Residential Construction Soars

Single-Family Residential Construction Soars

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The residential construction market in the Little Rock area boomed last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic, with the number of new single-family housing units permitted hitting their highest level since 2007, at more than 1,500. read more >