Source: WalletHub

Here’s another ranking based on a numbers crunch — Wallet Hub’s measure of U.S. cities based on 17 factors of population and other growth statistics. Little Rock fares poorly.

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The survey put Little Rock at 459 among all 515 cities in overall rankings; 489th in the “jobs and economy” ranking and 378th in “sociodemographics” ranking. The factors include population, workforce, business and investment activity, foreclosure rates and business permit activity.

Among mid-size cities only, Little Rock ranked 230 of 250.

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Here’s the link to methodology. Note that it measures only the factors in the cities themselves, not surrounding metro areas.

Fayetteville has more reason to cheer: 49th overall and 239th in jobs and economy ranking overall and 14th in the ranking of small cities.

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