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Bethel Heights, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Bethel Heights had a population of 2,933 as of July 1, 2018. Bethel Heights 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 Bethel Heights is located at latitude 36.2202 and longitude -94.1162 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bethel Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,348 feet.

The City of Bethel Heights (GNIS ID: 2403866) 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 Bethel Heights is located within Township 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

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Bethel Heights, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,933
Population in Households 2,927
Population in Familes 2,547
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 1,243
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $50,485
Average Household Income $64,902
Per Capita Income $18,869


Total Housing Units 880 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 501 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $161,879
Average Home Value $188,723


Total Households 786
Average Household Size 3.72
Family Households 624
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.61% 2.32%
Households 2.18% 2.17%
Families 1.36% 2.03%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Bethel Heights, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bethel Heights to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 107 80th
Population Density # 38 93rd
Diversity Index # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 91 83rd
Per Capita Income # 424 22nd

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