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Bentonville, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Bentonville is the 9th largest city in Arkansas with a population of 50,061 as of July 1, 2019. Bentonville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bentonville is located at latitude 36.3729 and longitude -94.2088 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bentonville encompass a land area of 31.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,296 feet.

The City of Bentonville (GNIS ID: 2403857) 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 Bentonville is located within Township 8, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bentonville: Osage.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Bentonville, AR Housing Affordability Index is 193
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

Bentonville, AR Wealth Index is 104
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 50,061
Population in Households 49,417
Population in Families 40,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 644
Population Density 1,507
Diversity Index1 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $81,774
Average Household Income $104,719
Per Capita Income $39,177
Wealth Index3 104

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 20,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,664 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,867 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,868 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $217,090
Housing Affordability Index2 193
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18,531
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 12,513
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 3.86% 2.8%
Households 3.69% 2.79%
Families 3.46% 2.63%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Bentonville, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bentonville 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 # 9 99th
Population Density # 15 97th
Diversity Index # 122 77th
Median Household Income # 3 100th
Per Capita Income # 16 97th

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