Benton County AR Information


Benton County Subdivisions

Benton County AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 268,080
Population in Households 265,646
Population in Familes 223,040
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,434
Population Density2 316
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $59,752
Average Household Income $82,455
Per Capita Income $30,724


Total Housing Units 112,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,117 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 33,064 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,000 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $181,915
Average Home Value $227,557


Total Households 99,181
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 70,531
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 2.35% 2.35%
Households 2.32% 2.35%
Families 2.09% 2.2%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


Benton County AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benton County to the other 75 counties and county equivalents in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 99th
Population Density # 2 99th
Diversity Index # 20 75th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 2 99th

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