NW Arkansas Report
Nice summary from local realtor Judy Luna posted a couple weeks ago.
You should read the whole thing, but here’s the root of it:
In NW Arkansas, there was a 0% net increase in non-farm employment growth between June of this year and June of 2009. There was increase in education and health services, government, professional and business services, but the other sectors lost jobs. These included the leisure and hospitality sectors, financial activities, trade and transportation, and construction.