The major cities in the central Arkansas metro have all experienced growth in sales tax collections over last year.
Little Rock, North Little Rock and Conway averaged an 8.76% increase over 2021. Conway experienced the largest percent increase at 12.84%. Little Rock is up 8.03% while North Little Rock is up 5.42%.
This is in line with a report in the September issue of Pulse, which reported county sales tax numbers were up across central Arkansas through the first eight months of 2022.
Faulkner County was up the most, nearly 14% and $1.1 million, over 2021 collections. Pulaski County was up nearly 7% to $74.8 million through August.