U.S. Census data show 40 counties in Arkansas shrank from ’16 to ’17

Posted: March 22, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Estimated population change from 2010 to 2017 by metropolitan statistical area.

The county that grew the most and the county that grew the least in 2017 are in opposite corners of Arkansas and highlight continuing trends of prosperity and decline in the Natural State, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates released publicly today.

A map showing population change by county

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