Bentonville, AR

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2022 Population
54,513
3.71% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Boozman
Republican Party
US Senator
Tom Cotton
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.2
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
6.19%
13.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$99,074
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$338,500
20.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
28,881
7.37% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bentonville, AR had a population of 54.5k people with a median age of 32.2 and a median household income of $99,074. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bentonville, AR grew from 52,565 to 54,513, a 3.71% increase and its median household income grew from $89,653 to $99,074, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bentonville, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (13.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (10.3%), White (Hispanic) (5.46%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.81%).

None of the households in Bentonville, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

87.8% of the residents in Bentonville, AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Bentonville, AR are NorthWest Arkansas Community College (2,045 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Bentonville, AR was $338,500, and the homeownership rate was 52.2%.

Most people in Bentonville, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Bentonville, AR was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bentonville, AR is home to a population of 54.5k people, from which 87.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 16.4% of Bentonville, AR residents were born outside of the country (8.93k people).

In 2022, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.6k people) in Bentonville, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.22k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.59k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

87.8%
2022 Citizenship
87.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 87.8% of Bentonville, AR residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bentonville, AR was 87.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bentonville, AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33.6k ± 1.51k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    7.22k ± 727
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.59k ± 1.08k
10%
Hispanic Population
5.46k people

In 2022, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (33.6k people) in Bentonville, AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.22k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 5.59k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10% of the people in Bentonville, AR are hispanic (5.46k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    62,018 ± 6,050 people
  2. El Salvador
    15,360 ± 3,035 people
  3. India
    9,985 ± 2,449 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas was Mexico, the natal country of 62,018 Arkansas residents, followed by El Salvador with 15,360 and India with 9,985.

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Foreign-Born Population

16.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.93k people
16.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.57k people

As of 2022, 16.4% of Bentonville, AR residents (8.93k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bentonville, AR was 16.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    506 ± 184
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    446 ± 236
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    415 ± 141

Bentonville, AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bentonville, AR employs 28.9k people. The largest industries in Bentonville, AR are Retail Trade (8,830 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,741 people), and Manufacturing (2,226 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($101,652), Wholesale Trade ($98,958), and Retail Trade ($91,068).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,335. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

28.9k
2022 Value
± 1,513
7.37%
1 Year growth
± 6.78%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bentonville, AR grew at a rate of 7.37%, from 26.9k employees to 28.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bentonville, AR, are Management Occupations (3,834 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,804 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3,791 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bentonville, AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

28.9k
2022 Value
± 1,513
7.37%
1 Year growth
± 6.78%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bentonville, AR grew at a rate of 7.37%, from 26.9k employees to 28.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bentonville, AR, are Retail Trade (8,830 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,741 people), and Manufacturing (2,226 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bentonville, AR, though some of these residents may live in Bentonville, AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$82,670
Median earning men ± $8,817
$46,137
Median earning women ± $3,539

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($129,083), Public Administration ($120,488), and Retail Trade ($107,475).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Retail Trade ($70,465), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($67,311), and Wholesale Trade ($64,219).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.24%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.35M people employed in Arkansas. This represents a 2.24% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.69%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arkansas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arkansas went to Donald J. Trump with 62.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing the state of Arkansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arkansas

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John Boozman
Senator from Arkansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tom Cotton
Senator from Arkansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Boozman and Tom Cotton are the senators currently representing Arkansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Arkansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Arkansas

Arkansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arkansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Bentonville, AR awarded 2,045 degrees. The student population of Bentonville, AR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,090 male students and 4,503 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Bentonville, AR are White (1,323 and 65.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (413 and 20.5%), Two or More Races (117 and 5.8%), and Asian (69 and 3.42%).

The largest universities in Bentonville, AR by number of degrees awarded are NorthWest Arkansas Community College (2,045 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Bentonville, AR are Liberal Arts & Sciences (836 and 40.9%), General Health Services (174 and 8.51%), and General Studies (168 and 8.22%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 7,593 students enrolled in Bentonville, AR, 40.7% men and 59.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,626 records, of which 57.5% were women and 42.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 609 degrees awarded
  2. 168 degrees awarded
  3. 128 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Bentonville, AR was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 609 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Bentonville, AR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
2,045 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was NorthWest Arkansas Community College with 2,045 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 696 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Bentonville, AR, which is 0.516 times less than the 1,349 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,323 degrees mean that there were 3.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 413 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,480) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($970) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,240) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.946% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.851% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (793k), Some college (528k), and Secondary Education (350k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bentonville, AR was $338,500 in 2022, which is 1.2 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $281,800 to $338,500, a 20.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Bentonville, AR is 52.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bentonville, AR have an average commute time of 18.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bentonville, AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bentonville, AR is $99,074. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Bentonville, AR was Census Tract 206.06 with a value of $147,361, followed by Census Tract 206.04 and Census Tract 205.01, with respective values of $93,500 and $87,064.

Property

$338,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,416
$10,871
Median Property Taxes
±$794

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bentonville, AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Bentonville, AR compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

52.2%
Homeownership
2022
64.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 52.2% of the housing units in Bentonville, AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 50.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 206.06
  2. Census Tract 206.04
  3. Census Tract 205.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bentonville, AR was Census Tract 206.06 with a value of $147,361, followed by Census Tract 206.04 and Census Tract 205.01, with respective values of $93,500 and $87,064.

The following map shows all of the places in Bentonville, AR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$99,074
Median Household Income
± $6,571
20.8k
Number of Households
± 1,184

In 2022, the median household income of the 20.8k households in Bentonville, AR grew to $99,074 from the previous year's value of $89,653.

The following chart displays the households in Bentonville, AR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bentonville, AR is from Arkansas.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Arkansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.376% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Arkansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arkansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72%)
  2. Worked At Home (17.5%)
  3. Carpooled (7.32%)

In 2022, 72% of workers in Bentonville, AR drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (17.5%) and those who carpooled to work (7.32%).

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Commute Time

18.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bentonville, AR have a shorter commute time (18.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Bentonville, AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bentonville, AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bentonville, AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.19% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bentonville, AR (3.31k out of 53.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bentonville, AR is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

93.6% of the population of Bentonville, AR has health coverage, with 67.7% on employee plans, 10.9% on Medicaid, 6.22% on Medicare, 7.83% on non-group plans, and 0.957% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Benton County, AR see 1662 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1662 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2367 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 434 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,662 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Benton County, AR

Primary care physicians in Benton County, AR see an average of 1,662 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,662 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.7% under 18 years, 26% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.71% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.8% were men and 49.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.44%
Uninsured
67.7%
Employer Coverage
10.9%
Medicaid
6.22%
Medicare
7.83%
Non-Group
0.957%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bentonville, AR grew by 4.61% from 6.15% to 6.44%.

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