Bella Vista, Arkansas Population 2024

33,657

Bella Vista is a city located in Benton County Arkansas. Bella Vista has a 2024 population of 33,657. Bella Vista is currently growing at a rate of 2.94% annually and its population has increased by 11.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,225 in 2020.

The average household income in Bella Vista is $117,175 with a poverty rate of 3.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bella Vista is 50.2 years, 48.1 years for males, and 53 years for females.

Bella Vista Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bella Vista was:

  • White: 87.79%
  • Two or more races: 10.2%
  • Native American: 0.84%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
Land Area (mi²)
45.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
742.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.35% (3,432)
The current population of Bella Vista, Arkansas is 33,657 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 30,225.

Bella Vista, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White26,59987.79%
Two or more races3,08910.2%
Native American2540.84%
Asian1730.57%
Other race990.33%
Black or African American710.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bella Vista Population by Race

Bella Vista Population Pyramid 2024

Bella Vista Median Age

50.2

Total

48.1

Male

53

Female

Bella Vista Adults

There are 24,720 adults, (9,758 of whom are seniors) in Bella Vista.

Bella Vista Age Dependency

102.5

Age Dependency Ratio

65.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Bella Vista Sex Ratio

Female15,15550.02%
Male15,14249.98%

Bella Vista Population by Age

Bella Vista Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,5312.4188.411.6
Married8,2332.8193.36.7
Non Family3,2341.1882.117.9
Female6763.2662.437.6
Male3882.7281.218.8
showing: 5 rows

2.79

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

88.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bella Vista Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bella Vista Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bella Vista Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 51.63%.

Bella Vista Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,649

Average Earnings

$58,873

Average Male

$44,165

Average Female

Bella Vista Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bella Vista Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bella Vista Language

97.98% of Bella Vista residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Bella Vista Language

Bella Vista Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White25,9339373.61%
Multiple3,089220.71%
Black7122.82%
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3.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.07%

Male Poverty Rate

3.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bella Vista

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bella Vista is White, with 3.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bella Vista is Multiple, with 0.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 6.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.09%.

Bella Vista Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.44%
High School4.87%
Some College3.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.26%
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Bella Vista Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed15.3%
Male Unemployed14.06%
Female Employed1.37%
Male Employed0.99%
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Bella Vista Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bella Vista Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bella Vista Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

66.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.1%

Male Marriage Rate

66.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Bella Vista Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bella Vista Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bella Vista Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bella Vista Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,012

Number of Veterans

2,741

Male Veterans

271

Female Veterans

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Bella Vista Veterans by War

count

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Bella Vista Veterans by Age

count

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Bella Vista Veterans by Race

Bella Vista Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bella Vista Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bella Vista Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bella Vista Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bella Vista Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

31.38%

Born in Bella Vista

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Bella Vista residents were born in the United States, with 31.38% having been born in Arkansas. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bella Vista Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202938,4679622.56%
202837,5059622.63%
202736,5439622.7%
202635,5819622.78%
202534,6199622.86%
202433,6579622.94%
202332,6959623.03%
202231,7339623.13%
202130,7715461.81%
202030,2251,2754.4%
201928,9502430.85%
201828,707880.31%
201728,6191900.67%
201628,4293111.11%
201528,1181540.55%
201427,9641080.39%
201327,8561710.62%
201227,6854941.82%
201127,1915992.25%
201026,592
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Bella Vista Population by Year