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Overview

Introduction to Bentonville, Arkansas

Bentonville, Arkansas, in Benton county, is 21 miles N of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center) and 100 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is located in the Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers metropolitan area.

Bentonville History

Bentonville is the county seat of Benton County, which was founded on September 30, 1836. With the establishment of Walmart, the country's largest company, the city's Jewish community became significant, and the city's population increased significantly. Bentonville is home to the headquarters of Walmart and is the 11th largest city in the state.

Bentonville and nearby Attractions

  • Bentonville Public Library
  • Peel Mansion & Historical Gardens
  • First Baptist Church of Bentonville
  • Benton County Fairgrounds
  • Midtown Shopping Center

Things To Do In Bentonville

The city of Bentonville is home to popular tourist attractions such as Peel Mansion and Historical Gardens and Walmart. Tourists can visit the First Baptist Church of Bentonville and Haven of Rest Tabernacle. Shopping can be enjoyed at Dillon Shopping Center and Midtown Shopping Center. Tourists can also visit the Bentonville Public Library for reading and research. One can also enjoy their leisure time at the several parks in Bentonville including Benton County Fairgrounds, Park Spring Park, and Ford Park.

Bentonville Transportation

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport is the nearest air transportation facility to Bentonville.

Bentonville Higher Education

The higher education institutes in Bentonville are the Arkansas School of Real Estate and Northwest Arkansas Community College. There are other institutes of higher education that can be attended by Bentonville residents including Missouri Southern State College, University of Arkansas main campus, and Northeastern State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population42,499
Male Share of the Population51.4%
Female Share of the Population48.6%
Senior Citizens7%
Employed Population 16+21,211
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married57.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.4%
Median Earnings25+$50,272
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,297
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,247

Wealth

Median Family Income$88,145
% Above Poverty Level92.2%
% Below Poverty Level7.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20.7%
Median Gross Rent$831
Median House Value$184,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)32.3%
German11.3%
English8.1%
Irish6.7%
Italian1.9%
Polish1.5%
French Except Basque1.3%
Swedish1.3%
Dutch1.3%
Norwegian1.2%
Scottish1%
Danishn0.8%
Canadian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Czech0.3%
Egyptian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Russian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
African0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Greek0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Bentonville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Benton County
Standard Zip Codes72712
Company Zip Codes72716
Phone Area Codes479
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.36
Approximate Longitude-94.2

Bentonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBENTONVILLE 4 S
Distance3.9 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationGRAVETTE
Distance14.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 93 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip47.1 inches
StationCASSVILLE RANGER STN
Distance28.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 42 F
Apr Temp42 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avoca525$63,558
Cave Springs2,803$92,885
Centerton11,403$70,392
Elm Springs2,239$69,464
Pea Ridge5,177$60,011
Rogers61,979$61,949

Bentonville Public Libraries

Bentonville Public Library
405 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Bentonville, Arkansas
(479) 271-3192

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Bentonville Hospitals

Northwest Medical Center - Bentonville
(Proprietary)
3000 Medical Center Parkway
(479) 553-1000

Bentonville Public Schools

Apple Glen Elementary School
1801 Orchard Lane
ZIP: 72712
Primary
Total Enrollment 533
Bentonville High School
1901 Se J St
ZIP: 72712
High
Total Enrollment 4358
Bright Field Middle School
5101 Sw Bright Rd
ZIP: 72712
Middle
Total Enrollment 646
Central Park At Morning Star
1400 Sw Liberty Ave
ZIP: 72712
Primary
Total Enrollment 876
Elm Tree Elementary School
101 Elm Tree Lane
ZIP: 72712
Primary
Total Enrollment 610
J William Fulbright Junior High School
5303 Sw Bright Road
ZIP: 72712
Middle
Total Enrollment 764
Lincoln Junior High School
1206 Leopard Lane
ZIP: 72712
Middle
Total Enrollment 830
Mary Mae Jones Elem. School
500 Se 14th St
ZIP: 72712
Primary
Total Enrollment 634
Northwest Arkansas Classical Academy
1300 Melissa Dr Ste 216
ZIP: 72712
Primary
Total Enrollment 405
Northwest Arkansas Classical Academy High
1300 Melissa Dr Ste 216
ZIP: 72712
Middle
Total Enrollment 117
Old High Middle School
406 Nw Second St
ZIP: 72712
Middle
Total Enrollment 598
R.e. Baker Elementary School
301 Nw Third St
ZIP: 72712
Primary
Total Enrollment 551
Ruth Barker Middle School
500 Se 18th St
ZIP: 72712
Middle
Total Enrollment 571
Spring Hill Middle School
3400 Hwy 72 W
ZIP: 72712
Middle
Total Enrollment 623
Sugar Creek Elementary School
1102 Bella Vista Rd
ZIP: 72712
Primary
Total Enrollment 514
Thomas Jefferson Elem. School
810 Bella Vista Rd
ZIP: 72712
Primary
Total Enrollment 490
Washington Junior High School
1501 Ne Wildcat Way
ZIP: 72712
Middle
Total Enrollment 734
Willowbrook Elementary School
1800 Sw Gator Rd
ZIP: 72713
Primary
Total Enrollment 835

Bentonville Private Schools

Walnut Farm Montessori School
4208 E Central Ave
ZIP: 72712
Elementary
Total Enrollment 57
Bentonville Adventist School
2522 Se 14th St
ZIP: 72758
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
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