Benton County, Arkansas 

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Population

251,823

+20.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$56,325

Median Home Price

$186,100

Best Places to Live in Benton County, Arkansas

Small-city complex/College town - Extreme northwest Arkansas in Ozark foothills. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Benton County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Strong economy
-Variety
-Cost of living
Cons
-Isolation
-Growth and sprawl
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Benton
 $500,000 
21623 Mackey Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 4487 SqFt
 $35,000 
407 SW 2nd Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 966 SqFt
 $175,000 
1623 S Dixieland Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1344 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metro Area

The so-called Northwest Arkansas region is one of the fastest growing in the country, and the three named cities, Rogers, Springdale, and Fayetteville, plus the elephant- in-the-room Bentonville represent an interesting mix of small cities that all work together and all offer something. The three names cities are located in a north-south line roughly 10 miles apart, while Bentonville lies five miles west of Rogers.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Arkansas
County: Benton County
Metro Area: Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Rogers, Bentonville, 23 total
Zip Codes: 72712, 72756, 72758, 72761, 72715, 72745, 72714, 72719, 72734, 72751, 17 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1263 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Benton County is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Benton County jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Benton County's cost of living is 10.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Benton County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Benton County, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Benton county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Benton County's population is 251,823 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 20.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Benton County is $186,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Benton County public schools spend $10,884 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Benton County. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN BENTON COUNTY, ARKANSAS
72712, 72756, 72758, 72761, 72715, 72745, 72714, 72719, 72734, 72751, 17 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN BENTON
$500,000
21623 Mackey Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$35,000
407 SW 2nd Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$175,000
1623 S Dixieland Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$239,800
4718 Hickory St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$200,000
2410 W Oak St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$345,000
2885 Edgewood Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$475,000
3709 NW Creekstone Blvd
Bed 5 | Bath 5

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