Bentonville has the 676th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 26.0% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Bentonville is part of the Fayetteville metro area. Unemployment in the Fayetteville area is 2%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Fayetteville has the 95th largest local economy in the US, and a average cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Bentonville is below average at $43,570, and the median cost of a home in Bentonville is $167,800, which is the same as the national average. 44% of workers in Bentonville hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Bentonville. 82% of Bentonville workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Bentonville spend an average of 16 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.