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 2012 Economic Review & Outlook. Articles include: Economic recovering & employment, Manufacturing 2012, Suburban Rebuild, Sustainable Success in SoMa, Local Housing Market, and Construction Value Trends.
Metrotrends 2008 Economic Review and Outlook Economic trends, growing and changing in Conway, petroleum prices in 2008, the central Arkansas carbon footprint, housing construction trends, housing permit value trends, and economic outlook for the coming year.
Metrotrends 2008 Demographic Review and Outlook Population estimates 2008, housing permits 2007, comparison of local and national housing trends, background on central Arkansas education and talent migration, and intra-regional migration trends.