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The City of Bella Vista had a population of 31,880 as of July 1, 2022. Bella Vista ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

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 1,033 feet.

The City of Bella Vista 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, 2022)


Total Population 31,880 (100%)
Population in Households 31,846 (99.9%)
Population in Families 26,532 (83.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 34 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 704
Diversity Index2 29


Median Household Income $76,020
Average Household Income $102,100
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $43,056
Wealth Index5 115


Total HU (Housing Units) 14,785 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,182 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,533 (10.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,070 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $213,891
Average Home Value $265,424
Housing Affordability Index3 168


Total Households 13,715
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 9,815
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 2.58% 1.82%
Households 2.46% 1.71%
Families   1.71%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
Owner Occupied HU   1.79%

Bella Vista, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bella Vista to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 129 80th
Median Household Income # 28 96th
Housing Affordability Index # 278 44th
Per Capita Income # 18 97th
Diversity Index # 366 42nd

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