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View the timeline below to see how Bentonville grew from a small community of less than 500 people in 1873 to the municipality it has become today in 2023. 

Bentonville Timeline

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City of Bentonville Today

According to the 2020 Census Count, Bentonville's population reached 54,164. 

  • The total population increased 53.4% from 2010 (35,301).

  • The percentage of the total population that is a minority is 34%, up from 19% in 2010.

  • The Asian population accounts for 16% of the total population.

  • The percentage of the population that is of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity is 10%, slightly higher than 9% in 2010.

  • The total number of housing units is 22,436, a 53% increase, consistent with the population growth.

  • 91% of all housing units are occupied.

Population Growth

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