NWA to Reach Top 100 Metropolitan Areas in Three Years


A new report shows Northwest Arkansas will be part of the nation’s top 100 metropolitan areas within the next three years. 

According to the annual analysis of census data by the Northwest Arkansas Council, the Northwest Arkansas area had more than 525,000 residents as of July 2016.

The report also shows the number of people moving here exceeds births in the Northwest Arkansas area.

About 31 people per day moved to Northwest Arkansas in the most recent year and only 20 babies were born every day.

To read the full report, click here


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