Bentonville’s Business Climate

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With the world’s largest retailer, Walmart, headquartered in Bentonville along with a highly educated workforce, Bentonville is the perfect address for your company’s future. Centrally located within the United States, Bentonville’s residents and businesses can access major markets such as Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City and New Orleans within a day’s drive. If your clients or customers are located in San Francisco, New York or other major hubs, book a direct flight from Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA), located in Bentonville. Never miss a working lunch.

Known by the company we keep, many startups and Fortune 500 companies in Bentonville have realized the importance of having neighbors such as the headquarters of Tyson Foods and J.B. Hunt Transport Services as well as Walmart. Explore exceptional opportunities to locate your business in Bentonville and fill out the contact form below.


of the US population is within a day's drive


projected job growth in the next 10 years


of Bentonville residents have an Associate’s Degree or higher


of residents spend less than 20 minutes commuting to work

Bentonville’s workforce is highly concentrated in industry sectors such as Retail Trade and Professional/Scientific/Technical Services exceeding the US in these sectors by 24% and 4%, respectively. Other leading industry sectors with high concentrations of employment in the city include Healthcare and Manufacturing.

Significant employers in Bentonville include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Northwest Health System and Mercy Hospital Northwest Arkansas. The graph to the left displays the top three business sectors in Bentonville by employment.

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Explore exceptional demographics including population statistics such as growth, age, and educational attainment.


Exceptional companies equate to an exceptional workforce.  View labor force statistics, educational offerings and Millennial/GenZ key characteristics.


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