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 noticeable about Bentonville, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Bentonville is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Bentonville a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
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 have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Bentonville. 50.21% 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 $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.
In addition, Bentonville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.46%).
The most common language spoken in Bentonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.