Central Arkansas has a gross regional product of more than $43 billion, created over more than 377,000 jobs in a five-county region.
The region — comprised of Conway, Faulkner, Pulaski, Saline and White counties — has a population of more than 751,000.
Pulaski County holds a large majority of the GRP and jobs with $32.4 billion and nearly 270,000 jobs, respectively. Faulkner County’s GRP is $4.5 billion, created through more than 45,000 jobs.
Saline and White counties both have a gross regional product of more than $2 billion and more than 25,000 jobs each. Conway County has a GRP of $812 million from nearly 7,500 jobs.
Check out the numbers below.
|Area||Population||Jobs||Gross Regional Product|
|Conway County||21,087||7,444||$812 million|
|White County||77,722||26,195||$2.55 billion|
|Faulkner County||126,245||45,496||$4.56 billion|
|Saline County||126,972||28,450||$2.90 billion|
|Pulaski County||399,584||269,766||$32.46 billion|