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Community Economic Development

Designed to assist communities of all sizes, this unit uses a grassroots approach to enhance the quality of place. This process helps communities address their weaknesses and utilize their strengths effectively.

Economic Research & Data Analysis

This unit engages in objective economic research central to making informed decisions. Specializing in economic analysis and forecasting, they assist businesses and communities to understand and interpret economic indicators.

Data Center

As the official US Census State Data Center for Arkansas, this unit provides access and education on Census Bureau data and products as well as other statistical resources to a multitude of data users across the state. Equipped with subject matter experts, this unit also provides demographic analysis and support to various clients throughout the region.

Geographic Information Systems

The GIS unit provides advanced spatial analysis, identifying trends and patterns at various geographic data scales. This unit also provides interactive spatial applications, utilizing both primary and secondary data, in order to make complex datasets more accessible and understandable to the general populace.

“There is an immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals.”

– Idowu Koyenikan