Centrally located in the state and nation, the Little Rock Metro region is a hub for all things business.

40% of the U.S. population is within a day’s drive
(550-mile radius)

1,050,720
Regional population

54%
Population growth in downtown Little Rock over the past 15 years

36
Average age


LRAFB

Near the front gate of the Little Rock Air Force Base.




$130,800

Median home price


50%
of the population is married

7,000+
Number of duty military and civilian members at Little Rock Air Force base ­­— a $469 million impact on the regional economy.

80,879
People working in health care and social assistance,
the biggest job sectors in the region.

3.7%
unemployment

The cost of living is
12.6%
lower than the U.S. average.

28%
average wage growth
in the past decade

2
Fortune 500 Companies headquartered in Little Rock:
Dillard’s and Windstream