Bella Vista demographics profile

StatisticBella VistaArkansasNational
Population density (sq mi)6185591
Median age49.937.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)74%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1829%42%43%
Speak English98%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%5%13%
Bella Vista, AR has a population of 27,985 and is the 1,528th largest city in the United States. The population density is 618 per sq mi which is 1014% higher than the Arkansas average and 582% higher than the national average. The median age in Bella Vista is 50 which is approximately 32% higher than the Arkansas average of 38. In Bella Vista, 74% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 27% of Bella Vista residents were born in Arkansas, 68% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Bella Vista is 1014% higher than Arkansas.
  • The median age in Bella Vista is 32% higher than Arkansas.
  • In Bella Vista 95.74% of the population is White.
  • In Bella Vista 0.83% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Bella Vista 0.82% of the population is Asian.

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Bella Vista population breakdown by race

RaceBella VistaArkansasNational
Black or African American0.83%15.52%12.63%
American Indian0.96%0.63%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.07%0.23%0.18%
Mixed race1.40%2.23%3.06%
Other race0.19%2.28%4.75%
In Bella Vista, 4.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Bella Vista, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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