Bella Vista, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 28,511 (87% urban, 13% rural).
Population change since 2000: +71.9%
Males: 13,555  (47.5%)
Females: 14,956  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

52.2 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72712, 72714, 72715, 72736, 72751, 72768.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,127 (it was $44,090 in 2000)
Bella Vista:

$66,127
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,653 (it was $25,406 in 2000)

Bella Vista CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $173,967 (it was $110,200 in 2000)
Bella Vista:

$173,967
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $180,091; detached houses: $182,576; townhouses or other attached units: $189,133; in 2-unit structures: $153,493; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $99,919; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $87,158; mobile homes: $62,933

Median gross rent in 2017: $990.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bella Vista: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.5%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bella Vista, AR (2017)
    • 27,19991.6%White alone
    • 8342.8%Hispanic
    • 3761.3%Asian alone
    • 3921.3%Two or more races
    • 2931.0%Black alone
    • 2921.0%American Indian alone
    • 150.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 90.03%Other race alone

Races in Bella Vista detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Bella Vista, Arkansas as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bella Vista is 685 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Bella Vista by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(31.0)
4
(14.7)
2
(7.5)
8
(30.0)
1
(3.7)
8
(29.0)
12
(43.0)
25
(89.4)
26
(92.0)
19
(66.2)
23
(79.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(12.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.5)
3
(10.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(43.4)
12
(44.2)
16
(59.8)
14
(52.5)
23
(84.2)
17
(61.6)
27
(96.7)
45
(160.9)
38
(134.4)
50
(174.1)
30
(104.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
50
(310.2)
121
(445.4)
74
(276.7)
70
(262.6)
90
(329.5)
55
(199.2)
31
(111.1)
37
(132.3)
47
(166.2)
33
(114.9)
30
(104.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
93
(576.9)
81
(298.2)
77
(287.9)
111
(416.3)
94
(344.2)
73
(264.4)
134
(480.1)
171
(611.4)
138
(488.1)
125
(435.2)
157
(545.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(6.2)
6
(22.1)
4
(15.0)
1
(3.8)
3
(11.0)
5
(18.1)
2
(7.2)
8
(28.6)
8
(28.3)
8
(27.9)
6
(20.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(6.2)
2
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
1
(3.6)
4
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)82.565.550.069.864.862.681.3147.9142.0118.6115.5

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Crime rate in Bella Vista detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 49 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: German (18.4%), American (15.3%), English (11.7%), Irish (8.4%), European (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 65.6 square miles.

Population density: 435 people per square mile   (low).

Bella Vista, Arkansas map

722 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This place:

2.4%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,386 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,319 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (27.5 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (95.7 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (291.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Hiwasse, AR (2.0 miles ),
Centerton, AR (2.7 miles ),
Bentonville, AR (2.7 miles ),
Pea Ridge, AR (2.9 miles ),
Little Flock, AR (3.0 miles ),
Gravette, AR (3.2 miles ),
Sulphur Springs, AR (3.3 miles ),
Pineville, MO (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 36.46 N, Longitude: 94.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,266 (-31.2%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,136 (16.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 479

Distribution of median household income in Bella Vista, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bella Vista, AR in 2017
Bella Vista satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $285,600
  • 2015: 68 buildings, average cost: $277,100
  • 2016: 98 buildings, average cost: $268,400
  • 2017: 194 buildings, average cost: $259,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Bella Vista, AR residents
Average permit cost in Bella Vista, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.5%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Most common industries in Bella Vista, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (19.4%)
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (18.3%)
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (20.8%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Bella Vista, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Bella Vista, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.8. This is about average.

City:

66.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.26
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bella Vista-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Bella Vista place center killed 3 people and injured 22 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bella Vista-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 146.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 227.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 247.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 266.7 miles away from Bella Vista center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Benton County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bella Vista topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bella Vista:

  • CONCORDIA HEALTH AND REHAB, LLC (7 PROFESSIONAL DRIVE)
  • HIGHLAND HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (670 ROGERS ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Bella Vista:

  • BENTONVILLE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BENTONVILLE, AR)
  • BENTONVILLE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; BENTONVILLE, AR)
  • DAVITA - BENTONVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; BENTONVILLE, AR)
  • ASHLEY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROGERS, AR)
  • RENAL SOUTH OF ROGERS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; ROGERS, AR)
  • BENTON CO HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ROGERS, AR)
  • CARENETWORK OF LOWELL (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ROGERS, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bella Vista:

  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 10 miles; Bentonville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,634)
  • Crowder College (about 25 miles; Neosho, MO; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • John Brown University (about 25 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas (about 29 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (about 44 miles; Miami, OK; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Missouri Southern State University (about 45 miles; Joplin, MO; FT enrollment: 4,456)
  • Northeastern State University (about 55 miles; Tahlequah, OK; FT enrollment: 6,895)

Public elementary/middle school in Bella Vista:

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Library in Bella Vista:

  • BELLA VISTA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $295,332; Location: 11 DICKENS PLACE; 39,362 books; 1,185 audio materials; 1,614 video materials; 82 state licensed databases; 76 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • BATES HOSPITAL NO LONGER EXISTS. IT HAS BEEN REPLACED AND IN A DIFFERENT LOCATION BY NORTHWEST MEDICAL

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bella Vista: Bella Vista Country Club (A), Bella Vista Ambulance Service, Incorporated (B), Bella Vista Fire Department Station 1 (C), Bella Vista Fire Department Station 2 (D), Bella Vista Fire Department Station 3 (E), Benton County Sheriff's Office - Bella Vista Division (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bella Vista include: Summit Church (A), Dug Hill Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Beavers Cemetery (1), New Home Cemetery (2), Dug Hill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Brittany (A), Lake Avalon (B), Lake Windsor (C), Lake Ann (D), Lake Norwood (E), Lake Rayburn (F), Bella Vista Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tanyard Creek (A), Spanker Creek (B), McKisic Creek (C), Seilers Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Libraries-Public - Gentry (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 11 Dickens Place) (1), High Jinx (Amusement & Theme Parks; 29 Carroll Drive) (2), Creative Cruises (Tours & Charters; 3 Everleigh Lane) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Greens Pmsi-Time Share Rentals (430 Town Centre Northeast) (1), Vacation Rentals (430 Town Ctr NE) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Benton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bella Vista and their reported violations in the past:

BELLA VISTA POA (Population served: 51,859, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-18-2010 to FEB-18-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-05-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2012)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.6%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
133 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
127 people in nursing homes in 2000
2 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Bella Vista (2011 data):

  • Arvest Bank: Bella Vista Town Center Branch, Highlands Branch, Sugar Creek Center Branch. Info updated 2010/11/29: Bank assets: $12,520.8 mil, Deposits: $10,446.2 mil, headquarters in Fayetteville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 241 total offices, Holding Company: Arvest Bank Group, Inc.
  • Bank of the Ozarks: Bella Vista Highlands Branch at 791 Lancashire Boulevard, branch established on 2006/11/30; Bella Vista Sugar Creek Branch at 80 Sugar Creek Center, branch established on 2006/11/30. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • Iberiabank: Town Center Branch at 14 Riordan Road, branch established on 1994/06/01. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Simmons First Bank of Northwest Arkansas: Bella Vista Branch at Towncenter, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/01/04: Bank assets: $249.9 mil, Deposits: $201.8 mil, headquarters in Rogers, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Simmons First National Corporation
  • First Western Bank: Bella Vista Branch at 575 Memorial Drive, branch established on 1993/10/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $282.1 mil, Deposits: $249.4 mil, headquarters in Booneville, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Western Bancshares Employee Stock Ownership Trust
  • Delta Trust & Bank: Bella Vista Branch at 1790 Forest Hills Boulevard, branch established on 1998/05/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $381.7 mil, Deposits: $342.8 mil, headquarters in Parkdale, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Delta Trust And Banking Corporation
  • First Security Bank: Bella Vista Branch at 31 Cunningham Corner, branch established on 2000/08/21. Info updated 2009/06/12: Bank assets: $4,011.4 mil, Deposits: $3,167.1 mil, headquarters in Searcy, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 73 total offices, Holding Company: First Security Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Bella Vista:

Marital status in Bella Vista, AR
  • Never married: 15.4%
  • Now married: 68.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bella Vista:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Arkansas average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bella Vista
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Bella Vista:

(Bella Vista, Arkansas Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Bella Vista, AR (based on Benton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant72,566228
Catholic16,7574
Mainline Protestant14,83943
Other4,85720
None112,320-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Benton County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Benton County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 79
Benton County:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 130
This county:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.0%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.1%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bella Vista:

50.2%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
State:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bella Vista:

10.9%
State:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bella Vista:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.6%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Bella Vista:

55.8%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Bella Vista:

72.3%
State:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bella Vista, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 47$197,249$50,3613$1,519
Police Protection - Officers 28$125,811$53,9190$0
Streets and Highways 22$64,797$35,3440$0
Police - Other 9$28,850$38,4670$0
Other and Unallocable 8$27,840$41,7600$0
Financial Administration 5$21,946$52,6700$0
Fire - Other 2$7,568$45,4080$0
Health 1$3,178$38,1360$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,269$75,2287$3,503
Judicial and Legal 1$6,707$80,4841$1,395
Local Libraries 1$4,384$52,6085$6,519
Totals for Government 125$494,599$47,48216$12,936

Bella Vista government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,554,000 ($124.65)
    Regular Highways: $3,335,000 ($116.97)
    Police Protection: $2,899,000 ($101.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,436,000 ($50.37)
    Central Staff Services: $877,000 ($30.76)
    Financial Administration: $803,000 ($28.16)
    General - Other: $745,000 ($26.13)
    General Public Buildings: $30,000 ($1.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($0.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $114,000 ($4.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $623,000 ($21.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $280,000 ($9.82)
    Police Protection: $222,000 ($7.79)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($1.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $501,000 ($17.57)

Bella Vista government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,756,000 ($61.59)
    Air Transportation: $1,170,000 ($41.04)
    Other: $367,000 ($12.87)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($1.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $249,000 ($8.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,270,000 ($219.92)
    Highways: $461,000 ($16.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $163,000 ($5.72)
    General Revenue - Other: $124,000 ($4.35)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($0.35)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,031,000 ($36.16)
    Water Utilities: $295,000 ($10.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,751,000 ($61.41)
    Public Welfare: $1,741,000 ($61.06)
    General Local Government Support: $35,000 ($1.23)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $135,000 ($4.74)

9.80% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,971 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($459 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.02%
Arkansas average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washington County, AR  2.32% ($50,558 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, AR  0.17% ($68,338)
from Sebastian County, AR  0.16% ($49,193)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,516 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.24%
Arkansas average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washington County, AR  1.92% ($46,030 average AGI)
to McDonald County, MO  0.16% ($44,856)
to Delaware County, OK  0.14% ($37,524)
Businesses in Bella Vista, AR
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1H&R Block1
Curves1Jones New York1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx1UPS2
GNC1Walgreens1
Goodwill2

Strongest AM radio stations in Bella Vista:

  • KREB (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BENTONVILLE/BELLA VI, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KZAR (1390 AM; 1 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KBTN (1420 AM; 10 kW; NEOSHO, MO; Owner: PETRACOM OF JOPLIN, L.L.C.)
  • KUOA (1290 AM; 5 kW; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: KUOA, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KZRA (1590 AM; 3 kW; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMBH (1560 AM; 10 kW; JOPLIN, MO)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KKLL (1100 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WEBB CITY, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bella Vista:

  • KAPG (88.1 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KMXF (101.9 FM; LOWELL, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBVA (106.5 FM; BELLA VISTA, AR; Owner: GAYLA JOY HENDREN)
  • KAMO-FM (94.3 FM; ROGERS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KURM-FM (100.3 FM; SOUTHWEST CITY, MO; Owner: KERM, INC.)
  • KIGL (93.3 FM; SELIGMAN, MO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEC (95.7 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: BENTONVILLE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KMCK-FM (105.7 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K203CE (88.5 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXNA (104.9 FM; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFAY-FM (98.3 FM; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KUAF (91.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS)
  • KAYH (89.3 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FAMILY VISION MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KLRC (101.1 FM; SILOAM SPRINGS, AR; Owner: JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY)
  • KKEG (92.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KTCN (100.9 FM; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KBNV (90.1 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KKIX (103.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K244DS (96.7 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bella Vista:

  • K67EO (Channel 67; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K14IT (Channel 14; BENTONVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K09VM (Channel 9; ANDERSON, ETC., MO; Owner: GARY M./DEBORAH R. KENNY)
  • K45EI (Channel 45; BENTONVILLE & ROGERS, AR; Owner: VICTORY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAA (Channel 51; ROGERS, AR; Owner: J.D.G. TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWBS-TV (Channel 34; EUREKA SPRINGS, AR; Owner: TV 34, INC.)
  • KSBN-TV (Channel 57; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: TOTAL LIFE COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • K62DQ (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, ETC., AR; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • K64FO (Channel 64; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K15DR (Channel 15; SPRINGDALE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
  • K59ES (Channel 59; HINDSVILLE, AR; Owner: FORT SMITH 46, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bella Vista fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 269ft / 81.7mTotal length
  • $248,000Total costs
  • 201,962Total average daily traffic
  • 11,207Total average daily truck traffic
  • 204,230Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bella Vista, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bella Vista, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bella Vista)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bella Vista, AR)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • BELLA VISTA, 1.5 Mi Nne Of Bella Vista (Lat: 36.451444 Lon: -94.227139), Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WMJ234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2115.20 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2009, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • BELLA VISTA, Lat: 36.468111 Lon: -94.294389, Call Sign: WQGV385,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2017, Certifier: Larry Wilms, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Glasgow Road, 502 Glasgow Road (Lat: 36.473833 Lon: -94.363944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQQC555,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2012, Expiration Date: 10/25/2022, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • LR03SW591, Deepwood Ave (Lat: 36.431917 Lon: -94.220333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.5 m, Overall height: 61.1 m, Call Sign: WQSH281,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2013, Expiration Date: 09/19/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • AR01402A, # 1 Kirton Lane (Lat: 36.491944 Lon: -94.188611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WRAA599,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2017, Expiration Date: 09/25/2027, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • 4.4mi Nne Of Bella Vista (Lat: 36.490056 Lon: -94.210750), Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: KPD25,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6975.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/1971, Expiration Date: 06/01/1987, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000, Registrant: Noark Investment Co, 200 W Center St, Fayetteville, AR 72701

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

246 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bella Vista)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bella Vista)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED324$126,150235$141,124980$150,176104$40,21682$124,99115$14,539
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$123,0589$156,41046$176,21111$21,9957$101,9141$87,840
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$116,53730$131,164205$168,78027$24,70016$119,1396$100,568
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$123,32927$120,410148$151,60414$53,73713$116,6780$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$120,7526$183,66222$167,1575$58,4081$156,4000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.00 , 0208.00, 0209.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED34$185,83726$188,4664$175,343
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$170,8097$238,6991$149,540
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$225,0206$240,3651$307,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$182,3850$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$106,9500$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0207.00 , 0208.00, 0209.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bella Vista, AR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bella Vista, AR - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 67. The highest number of fires - 100 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Bella Vista, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.8%), and Structure Fires (34.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bella Vista, AR
    • 55551.8%Outside Fires
    • 36534.0%Structure Fires
    • 1039.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 494.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bella Vista, AR
Most common first names in Bella Vista, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert11976.9 years
William10378.1 years
James9675.4 years
John9578.1 years
Mary7582.6 years
Charles6479.1 years
Donald6274.9 years
Richard5776.6 years
Helen5085.4 years
Ruth4282.8 years
Most common last names in Bella Vista, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4379.1 years
Johnson3782.7 years
Jones2980.2 years
Miller2080.4 years
Anderson1880.7 years
Brown1880.5 years
Davis1779.5 years
Moore1781.5 years
Williams1685.8 years
Scott1382.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bella Vista, AR
  • 75.9%Electricity
  • 15.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bella Vista, AR
  • 73.1%Electricity
  • 15.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.8%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Bella Vista compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Bella Vista on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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