Bentonville, AR

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Living in Bentonville

Bentonville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 54,909 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Bentonville is the tenth largest community in Arkansas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Bentonville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Bentonville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Bentonville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Bentonville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $80,392.00.

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 86.04% 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 (14.39%), management occupations (11.75%), and computer science and math (11.39%).

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.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.01 minutes getting to work every day.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Bentonville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Bentonville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.21% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Bentonville in 2018 was $41,169, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,676 for a family of four. However, Bentonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bentonville is a very 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 10.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bentonville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Bentonville also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.46%.

The most common language spoken in Bentonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.