$2.6BGDP From Information Technology Sector
520High-Tech Sector Workers Per Billion of GSP
6.5%High-Tech Share of Total Workforce
Arkansas was the first state in the nation to require all public and charter high schools to offer computer science courses. The “Learn to Code” program has resulted in a 400% increase in students enrolled in those classes. Roughly six and a half percent of the state’s workforce is in the technology sector and Arkansas is home to several large FinTech companies. Arkansas’s information technology industry represents about $2.63 billion in GDP.