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Bella Vista, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Bella Vista had a population of 30,803 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Bella Vista is located at latitude 36.4295 and longitude -94.2316 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bella Vista encompass a land area of 44.26 sq. miles and a water area of 1.63 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,030 feet.

The City of Bella Vista (GNIS ID: 2405233) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Bella Vista is located within Township 10, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bella Vista: Bella Vista Village.

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Bella Vista, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bella Vista, AR Housing Affordability Index is 196
State of Arkansas Housing Affordability Index is 177
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Bella Vista, AR Wealth Index is 136
State of Arkansas Wealth Index is 67
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 30,803
Population in Households 30,692
Population in Families 25,753
Population in Group Qrtrs 111
Population Density 680
Diversity Index1 17
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,734
Average Household Income $91,544
Per Capita Income $39,888
Wealth Index3 136

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,481 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,432 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,193 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,856 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $178,265
Housing Affordability Index2 196
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,625
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 9,755
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.63% 1.98%
Households 1.61% 1.97%
Families 1.47% 1.82%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.86%

Bella Vista, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bella Vista to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 14 98th
Population Density # 164 70th
Diversity Index # 392 28th
Median Household Income # 17 97th
Per Capita Income # 14 98th

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