Bentonville and Northwest Arkansas consistently rank in the top-10 for U.S. Quality of Life rankings. In fact, Northwest Arkansas has stayed in the Top 10 of U.S. News & World Report Best Places to Live in the U.S. lists for five consecutive years. For 2021-2022, U.S. News & World Report lists the Northwest Arkansas area as No. 4 on its list of Best Places to Live in the U.S, up from No. 8 for 2020. Population growth, quality of life, and economic development make Northwest Arkansas a great place to develop. The region is home to multiple Fortune 500 companies, museums with world-class exhibitions, the University of Arkansas, well-loved trail systems, performing arts venues, outdoor recreation, and much more.