Benton County, Arkansas 

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Population

288,774

+20.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$56,325

Median Home Price

$253,800

Median Age

35.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.3 / 6.1

summer / winter

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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.

benton, AR Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Strong economy
Variety
Cost of living
Cons
Isolation
Growth and sprawl
Hot, humid summers


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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Arkansas
County: Benton County
Metro Area: Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers
Political Ideology: Strongly conservative
City: Rogers, Bentonville, 23 total
Zip Codes: 72712, 72756, 72758, 72761, 72715, 72719, 72745, 72714, 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 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Benton county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 61.7% to 35.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Benton County's population is 288,774 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $253,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.0%.

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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It's a good time to buy in Benton. Home Appreciation is up 20.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Benton is $253,800.

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

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