Bella Vista is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 28,872 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Bella Vista is the 17th largest community in Arkansas.
Bella Vista real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Bella Vista house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bella Vista is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bella Vista is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bella Vista who work in sales jobs (14.68%), office and administrative support (13.02%), and management occupations (10.91%).
Also of interest is that Bella Vista has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Bella Vista is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Bella Vista really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bella Vista perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In terms of college education, Bella Vista is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.33% of adults in Bella Vista have a college degree.
The per capita income in Bella Vista in 2018 was $37,668, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,672 for a family of four. However, Bella Vista contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bella Vista home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bella Vista residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Bella Vista include German, English, Irish, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bella Vista is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.