Arkansas Personal Income – 2019:Q4

The Bureau of Economic Analysis released new state-level personal income data for the final quarter of 2019. Total personal income in Arkansas is estimated to have increased at a 2.7% annual rate, slightly lower than the 3.0% rate for the nation. Arkansas...

Arkansas Personal Income – 2019:Q3

Arkansas personal income increased at an annual rate of 6.5% in the third quarter of 2019, outpacing the national growth rate of 3.8%.  Arkansas’ growth rate was the 5th-highest in the nation. Arkansas rapid growth rate was primarily attributable to a surge in...

Local Area Personal Income – 2018

The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released a new set of estimates for Local Area Personal Income for 2018, covering metropolitan areas and counties. For Arkansas’ metro areas, the data for 2018 largely reflect a continuation of trend rates of growth.  At...

Arkansas Personal Income – 2019:Q2

Arkansas total personal income increased at an annual rate of 5.0% in the second quarter, slightly slower than the nationwide average of 5.4%. The increase was an improvement over the first quarter growth rate (revised) of 1.9%. Over the most recent four quarters,...

Arkansas Personal Income – 2019:Q1

Arkansas total personal income increased at an annual rate of 1.8% in the first quarter, well below the national growth rate of 3.4%.  Arkansas’ growth for the quarter ranked it as the 6th slowest-growing state in the nation.   First-quarter growth represented a...
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