Bentonville, Arkansas Population 2021

62,521
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Bentonville is a city located in Benton County Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Benton County. With a 2020 population of 62,521, it is the 9th largest city in Arkansas and the 610th largest city in the United States . Bentonville is currently growing at a rate of 6.48% annually and its population has increased by 77.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,301 in 2010. Bentonville reached it's highest population of 62,521 in 2021. Spanning over 34 miles, Bentonville has a population density of 1,851 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bentonville is $109,759 with a poverty rate of 7.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $955 per month, and the median house value is $232,600. The median age in Bentonville is 32.6 years, 32.2 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Bentonville Demographics

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

  • White: 78.53%
  • Asian: 12.23%
  • Two or more races: 3.51%
  • Black or African American: 3.47%
  • Other race: 1.44%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Bentonville, Arkansas is 62,521 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 51,103.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,301.

Bentonville, Arkansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38,84878.53%
Asian6,04912.23%
Two or More Races1,7373.51%
Black or African American1,7163.47%
Some Other Race7131.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native3340.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander700.14%
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Bentonville Population by Race

Bentonville Population Pyramid $2021

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Bentonville Median Age

32.6


Total

32.2


Male

33.1


Female

Bentonville Adults

There are 35,540 adults, (4,048 of whom are seniors) in Bentonville.

Bentonville Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bentonville Sex Ratio

Female

24,392

49.31%

Male

25,075

50.69%

Bentonville Population by Age

Bentonville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bentonville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.9%29.1%
All54.2%45.8%
Male52.7%47.3%
Female40.1%59.9%
Non Family29.5%70.5%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bentonville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,2232.6754.2
Married10,1653.4270.9
Non Family6,0111.3529.5
Female1,4662.8740.1
Male5812.752.7

3.28

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Bentonville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7532.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,1923.74%
High School Graduate6,58420.68%
Some College5,68317.85%
Associates Degree1,6355.14%
Bachelors Degree10,26432.25%
Graduate Degree5,71917.97%
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Bentonville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bentonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,90721,92010,406
Asian4,1313,9213,483
Hispanic2,6312,099941
Black1,1391,072708
2+ Races719597268
Other Race482441317
Native American21420058
Islander7031

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.69%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 84.31%.

Bentonville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,043$68,586$38,927
Less Than 9th Grade$28,362$30,915$26,019
High School Graduate$32,077$35,087$30,325
Some College$42,994$55,954$33,211
Bachelors Degree$67,864$85,508$46,851
Graduate Degree$92,313$100,705$65,102

$54,043

Average Earnings

$68,586

Average Male

$38,927

Average Female

Bentonville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bentonville Language by Age

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Bentonville Language

86.60% of Bentonville residents speak only English, while 13.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.12% of the population.

Bentonville Language

Bentonville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White34,1332,6477.75%
Hispanic4,96160412.17%
Black1,64118311.15%
Multiple1,7101689.82%
Asian6,0391111.84%
Other681243.52%
Native308196.17%

7.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.65%

Male Poverty Rate

8.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bentonville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bentonville is Hispanic, with 12.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bentonville is Asian, with 1.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.64%.

Bentonville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.67%
High School10.54%
Some College8.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%

Bentonville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed24.77%
Female Unemployed11.32%
Female Employed4.79%
Male Employed2.69%

Bentonville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bentonville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,392$109,759
Families$101,783$128,510
Married Families$112,319-
Non Families$51,352$70,032
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Income by Household Type

Bentonville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bentonville Married by Age and Sex

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Bentonville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bentonville Marital Status by Race

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Bentonville Marital Status

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1,939

Number of Veterans

1,810

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War638
Vietnam494
Second Gulf War488
Korea201
World War II96

Bentonville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54643
75+400
55 to 64350
65 to 74336
18 to 34210

Bentonville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8286.50%
Hispanic591.72%
Asian390.90%
Black302.50%
2+ Races262.94%
Native American94.00%
Other Race71.10%

Bentonville Veterans by Race

Bentonville Veterans by Education

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8.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bentonville Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bentonville Employment by Age

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Bentonville Employment by Race

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Bentonville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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37.61%

Born in Bentonville

84.54%

Native Born

15.46%

Foreign Born

11.25%

Non Citizen

4.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.54% of Bentonville residents were born in the United States, with 37.61% having been born in Arkansas. 11.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Bentonville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202162,5213,8066.48%
202058,7153,8066.93%
201954,9093,8067.45%
201851,1031,7043.45%
201749,3992,2334.73%
201647,1662,4235.42%
201544,7432,7426.53%
201442,0011,5293.78%
201340,4721,7254.45%
201238,7471,5204.08%
201137,2271,3683.81%
201035,85916,1296.16%
200019,7308,4735.77%
199011,2572,5012.54%
19808,7563,2484.74%
19705,5081,8594.20%
19603,6497492.32%
19502,9005001.91%
19402,4006000.72%
19001,8000.00%

Bentonville Population by Year