The City of Gravette

The Heart of Hometown America

Community is key! Gravette strives to be known in Northwest Arkansas as a place that is uniquely independent and exceptionally family friendly. Through master planning initiatives, creative partnerships, and professional management of resources, Gravette seeks to be a model community.

Gravette is a City of the First Class with an estimated population of over 4,000 and a land mass of nearly 14-square miles. Gravette is located in the northwest corner of Benton County. Gravette is conveniently located within 15 minutes of most major cities and employers in Northwest Arkansas.

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ECONOMIC DASHBOARD

POPULATION

Place

Gravette

Benton County

Arkansas

2019 estimated population

3,701

279,141

3,017,804

Change over last 5 years

16.0%

15.2%

1.7%

GRAVETTE: POPULATION CHANGE
GRAVETTE: AGE DISTRIBUTION
GRAVETTE: POPULATION WITHIN DRIVE-TIME

15 minutes

30 minutes

60 minutes

Total Population

17,720

210,809

671,496

Total Households

7,013

79,987

252,832

14,820

231,423

675,327

Daytime Population

15 minute drive
30 minute drive
60 minute drive

HOUSING

LOCAL HOUSING DATA

Total Housing Units

7,957

Total Housing Units

90,540

Total Housing Units

290,066

52.6% owner occupied

47.4% owner occupied

Total Housing Units

1,596

Gravette city limits

15 minute drive

30 minute drive

60 minute drive

HOME VALUES

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EDUCATION

GRAVETTE: EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
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PROXIMITY OF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
Crowder College
NE Tech - Afton Campus
NE Tech - Kansas Campus
Western Benton Co. Career Center
John Brown University
NW Arkansas Community College
Bryan University
Harding University
Ecclesia College
Northwest Technical Institute
University of Arkansas
Within a 30 minute drive from Gravette
Within a 60 minute drive from Gravette

BUSINESS & LABOR

CHANGES IN LABOR POOL
EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION

Production, transportation, material moving

Management, business, science, arts

Natural resources, construction, maintenance

Sales, office

Service

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

Gravette

Benton County

Arkansas

United States

4.1%

2.7%

5.5%

5.9%

4.2%

4.7%

3.1%

3.4%

6.6%

7.4%

6.3%

6.9%

2018

2017

2016

2018

2017

2016

2018

2017

2016

2018

2017

2016

TRANSPORTATION

DRIVE TIME TO WORK FROM GRAVETTE

<10 minutes

30-34 minutes

35-44 minutes

15-19 minutes

20-24 minutes

45-59 minutes

10-14 minutes

25-29 minutes

60+ minutes

PROXIMITY TO HIGHWAYS

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Highway 59

Highway 72

Highway 279

Highway 549/Interstate 49

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Downtown Gravette

Downtown Hiwasse area of Gravette

INCOME AND SPENDING

GRAVETTE: HOUSEHOLD INCOME

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INCLUDES GRAVETTE
COST OF LIVING COMPARISON
LIVING WAGE COMPARISON (2019)
GRAVETTE: SPENDING PATTERNS

Nearly 20% of households earn between $50,000-$74,999 annually

$2,980.03

annual consumer spending on entertainment and recreation

$3,268

annual consumer spending on dining out

$25,080,689

total retail sales (2017)

$1,278,928/

$3,526,313

actual and potential restaurant sales (2017)

93% of adults went to a fast food restaurant in the last 6 months

Median 2020 disposable income

$45,037

Sources: 2010-2018 Census ACS, 2019 Esri