Bella Vista is a medium-sized town located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 27,999 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, Bella Vista isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Bella Vista are a mix 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 (16.39%), office and administrative support (13.00%), and management occupations (9.85%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bella Vista a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bella Vista has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bella Vista’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Bella Vista has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bella Vista a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The education level of Bella Vista citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.74% of adults in Bella Vista have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bella Vista in 2010 was $32,331, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,324 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bella Vista include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bella Vista is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.