As the state’s economic engine, Northwest Arkansas is the place to be and according to the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) out of 381 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) the region has been ranked as the 38th fastest growing region in the United States. That puts the region in the top 10% of all regions in the US. The Northwest Arkansas MSA consists of three counties Benton, Washington and Madison in Arkansas and McDonald County in Missouri.
Whether you are looking to start or buy a business start a career or enjoy retirement, Northwest Arkansas has it all. Over 482,000 people call Northwest Arkansas home including several Fortune 500 companies such as Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods and JB Hunt Transport Services.
Northwest Arkansas offers a wide array of housing options in safe neighborhoods or quiet country settings; many in proximity to excellent shopping and services that rival large metropolitan areas.
Some of the newest amenities here in Northwest Arkansas are Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and The Northwest Arkansas Naturals, a Double-A minor league baseball team. Additionally, annual events such as the War Eagle Craft Fair, Bikes, Blues and BBQ (the third largest motorcycle rally in the country)
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