The documents listed below are available free. They are generally the most up-to-date source on the latest demographic and economic trends in Central Arkansas. The annual Demographic Review and Outlook is generally published in May or June, while the annual Economic Review and Outlook is published in November or December.
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Metrotrends 2015 Economic Review & Outlook. Articles include: the Future of Work in Central Arkansas; job growth and unemployment data, UAMS BioVentures, the Creative Corridor and the Economic Outlook for 2016.
Metrotrends 2014 Demographic Review & Outlook. Articles include: Walking for commuting & recreation, MSA population change 2010-2014, Jacksonville in transition, mulitfamily housing, Housing construction 2010-2013 comparison.
Metrotrends 2013 Economic Review & Outlook. Articles include: Central Arkansas economic recovery in 2013, The Argenta Innovation Center, L'Oreal and a greener future, UAMS BioVentures, Housing Market, and Economic Outlook for 2014.