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Metro Little Rock - Momentum Is Here

The Metro Little Rock region works with businesses in the Central Arkansas area to be successful and cultivate growth and prosperity in the Metro Little Rock region's communities. The five critical factors that determine the success of our business partners include:
• Pro-business environment: Centrally-located eleven county region; low cost of doing business; diverse business base; future-oriented financial services companies; culture of entrepreneurship.
• Workforce: Large available workforce; affordable technically skilled workers; mobile workforce; good value for wages.
• Education: Easily accessible universities and community colleges; many workers prefer to remain in the region; low employee turnover; emphasis and support of continuing education; a clear focus by leaders to continually improve K-12 education.
• Infrastructure and Sites: Low cost of land and construction; low cost of doing business; large utilities capacity; foreign trade zone; central highway system (Intersection of I-40 and I-30); easy access to port, rail and Little Rock National Airport facilities.
• Lifestyle: Low cost of living; variety of available and affordable housing; beautiful natural environment; affordable recreation, entertainment, and cultural venues, including the Clinton Presidential Library, located in Little Rock, Arkansas; many popular recreational venues ranging from horse racing and theme parks to lakes and national parks.

Climate

The Metro Little Rock region enjoys an overall climate that is moderate, with four distinct seasons each year. The average minimum temperature for the region is 51.6 degrees, and the average maximum is 71.0 degrees. Historically, the region has had nearly 200 days of sunshine per year. Below is a chart of average temperatures and precipitation by month.
 
Annual
Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
May
Jun.
Jul.
Aug.
Sep.
Oct.
Nov.
Dec.
Average Temp. ())
61.3
38.5
43.2
52.7
62.6
69.7
77.5
81.4
80.0
73.3
62.9
51.8
42.2
Average High Temp. (°F)
71.0
47.6
52.7
62.7
72.9
79.6
87.4
91.5
89.9
82.9
73.1
61.2
50.7
Average Low Temp.(°F)
51.6
29.4
33.6
42.6
52.2
59.7
67.5
71.3
70.0
63.7
52.6
42.4
33.7
Average Precipitation ())
49.3
3.2
3.5
5.0
5.1
5.2
3.3
3.3
3.1
4.1
3.6
5.2
4.7
If your business is climate sensitive, the Metro Little Rock region is an ideal location.
Data provided by Quickcast.com Weather Forecast.

Education

The Metro Little Rock region's educational system for kindergarten through grade 12 has shown steady improvement over the past decade. Families have a choice of public and private schools in both urban and suburban settings. The region is proud of the many magnet schools that have developed to meet the needs of our talented youth. State initiatives and corporate support have led the effort to continue to improve the educational system for our children.