Hot Springs is number one in the state and third in the nation for the percentage increase in employment.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics study released today, the largest year-over-employment income was reported in Sandusky, Ohio (9.9 percent), followed by Manhattan, Kan. (8.1 percent), Hot Springs, Arkansas . (8.0 percent), and Weirton-Steubenville, Ohio-W.Va. (6.4 percent).
City of Hot Springs on Thursday launched its new slogan - We are more together. Its purpose is to bring businesses of the Chamber of Commerce, Community, and to make stronger.
"Tag line is greater than a campaign. Obvioulsy that touches our name to the hottest sources of the Chamber of Commerce and relevant to everyone working together to solve the things that we have the" Chamber CEO David Byerly said.
Byerly said Hot Springs is among the first in the nation for employment gains - shows that they do a good job.
"It 'nice to say to your third of the nation. We are more interested in ensuring that will show positive growth in the Community, to what we are in relation to all other investments are not so important for us, because we are viewing a positive movement in the right direction, "Byerly said.
And, according to the Bureau of Labor study, they are.
In July last year the city had an increase of 3 percent of their jobs - and this year they jumped to 8 percent putting them in third place nearly 232 urban areas across the nation.
"From January to July has been a steady upward trend again in the pre-recession numbers," said Byerly.
Byerly lead not only to believe that there are good things on the horizon, but the entire city hot springs.
"Most people think of the tourist, many people think of the appearance of retirement, but it is a very different aspect of the economy that has the ability to remove several key areas at the same time, "Byerly said.