Bentonville, AR


Highest Appreciating Bentonville Neighborhoods Since 2000

Bentonville, AR Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Bentonville Housing Market Information

With 44,499 people, 14,605 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $222,683, Bentonville real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Bentonville home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Bentonville, accounting for 64.65% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Bentonville include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 20.19%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.87%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 4.95%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Bentonville are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 55.75% owning and 44.25% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Bentonville built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Bentonville built between 2000 and later ( 41.53%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 8.25%). There's also some housing in Bentonville built before 1939 ( 2.28%).

Bentonville Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Bentonville have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 6.72%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Bentonville house appreciation rate of 0.65%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Bentonville that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Bentonville real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Bentonville appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.06%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 88.45% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Bentonville. Bentonville appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.08%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 4.38%.

Relative to Arkansas, our data show that Bentonville's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 90% of the other cities and towns in Arkansas.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Bentonville differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Bentonville - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Bentonville real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Bentonville, AR HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,236,000 0.9
$927,001 - $1,236,000 0.1
$618,001 - $927,000 4.2
$495,001 - $618,000 4.6
$371,001 - $495,000 7.2
$247,001 - $371,000 18.3
$124,001 - $247,000 45.2
$62,001 - $124,000 15.2
$0 - $62,000 4.4

Very High for AR
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
28.1983722700392 2.46478873239437

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Bentonville Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2017 Q1 - 2017 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q2
49.59% 2.33% 8 6
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,014 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 55.75
Renters 44.25
Vacant 9.36

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Bentonville HOMES
2000 or Newer 41.5
1970 - 1999 47.9
1940 - 1969 8.2
1939 or Older 2.3

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Bentonville HOMES
Single-Family 64.6
Townhomes 4.9
Small Apt. Buildings 8.9
Apt. Complexes 20.2
Mobile Homes 1.3
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Bentonville HOMES
No Bedroom 2.24
1 Bedroom 7.30
2 Bedrooms 26.25
3 Bedrooms 41.05
4 Bedrooms 18.46
5 or more bedrooms 4.69