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Cave Springs ranks the richest of Arkansas towns, study finds

Cave Springs was ranked the richest town in Arkansas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small, affluent communities where most households exceed the nation’s median annual household income.

Arkansas ranks 3rd lowest for dependence on property taxes, study finds

Arkansas finished 48th in a Tax Foundation ranking of states that rely the most on property taxes as a share of state and local taxes.

Arkansas ranks 30th highest for state tax collections per capita

Arkansas finished 30th in a Tax Foundation analysis of state and local tax collections per capita – ranked from highest to lowest.

Helena-West Helena ranks the poorest of Arkansas towns, study finds

Helena-West Helena was ranked the poorest town in Arkansas in a 24/7 Wall St. analysis examining small communities with high poverty rates and financial hardships.

By the Numbers: Arkansas is among 29 states that retain personal income tax exemptions

Twenty-nine states, including Arkansas, maintain personal income tax exemptions, even though the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act suspended such exemptions at the federal level, according to a Tax Foundation analysis.

By the Numbers: University of Arkansas-Fayetteville ranks 173rd best in the nation for its graduate fine arts program, study finds

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville finished in a tie for 173rd in a peer-assessment ranking of the best fine arts schools by U.S. News that examined 229 campuses around the nation in areas such as graphic design and painting.

By the Numbers: University of Arkansas ranks 109th best in the nation for its public affairs program, study finds

University of Arkansas finished in a tie for 109th in a peer-assessment ranking of the best public affairs schools by U.S. News that examined 285 campuses around the nation.

Arkansas ranks 45th in hospital safety analysis

Arkansas finished 45th in a ranking for hospital safety issues such as preventable errors and infections, according to spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades given to more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide.

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville ranks 53rd best in the nation for its graduate education program, study finds

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville finished in a tie for 53rd in a ranking of best education schools by U.S. News that examined 258 campuses around the nation.

Phillips County ranks the poorest of Arkansas counties, study finds

Phillips County was ranked the poorest county in Arkansas in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the least affluent regions in all 50 states.

Analysis: Benton County has fastest growing local economy in Arkansas

Benton County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Arkansas in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville ranks 91st best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville finished in a tie for 91st in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in Arkansas, study finds

Walmart employs 49,165 workers in Arkansas, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Arkansas ranks 12th lowest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Arkansas finished 41st among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Arkansas finishes in the bottom 10 on best state ranking

Arkansas was ranked the 45th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Analysis: Pulaski County posts 204th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 750 properties in Pulaski County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 204th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of Arkansas engineering program ranks 111th best in the nation, study finds

University of Arkansas finished in a tie for 111th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Little Rock-Conway area posts 88th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 795 properties in the Little Rock-Conway area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 88th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Arkansas posts 13th lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,468 properties in Arkansas started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 38th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

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