NWA Third Fastest Growing Economy in the Nation

Published 06/24 2014 07:15AM

Updated 06/24 2014 07:19AM

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Northwest Arkansas is the third fastest-growing economy among large metropolitan areas in the nation.

That's according to a report published by the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Friday.

The data shows the economy is expected to grow by 4.2 percent annually through 2020. That's up from 3.8 percent last year when NWA sat at 7th place in the nation.

Austin, Texas and Raleigh, North Carolina take first and second place on this year's list.

Read the full report  


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