Bentonville is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 54,164 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Bentonville is the ninth largest community in Arkansas. Much of the housing stock in Bentonville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Bentonville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Bentonville, where the median household income is $84,340.00.
Bentonville real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Bentonville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Bentonville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bentonville is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bentonville who work in sales jobs (14.29%), computer science and math (12.45%), and management occupations (11.72%).
Also of interest is that Bentonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Bentonville is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Bentonville a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
One of the benefits of Bentonville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.93 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Bentonville. 51.83% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bentonville in 2018 was $43,951, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $175,804 for a family of four. However, Bentonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bentonville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bentonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bentonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Bentonville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.30% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bentonville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bentonville's cultural character, accounting for 16.96% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bentonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.