Nearby city: Rogers Population: 9,823 Median family income: $54,523 Avg. school math score: 92.5 (State avg.: 77.29) Avg. school reading score: 81.5 (State avg.: 73.17)
Centerton is just a few miles from Bentonville, where Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) is headquartered. With a population that has more than quadrupled since 2000 (based on U.S. Census data), Centerton is one of the state’s fastest-growing cities. According to the city website, Centerton has many new, conveniently located housing developments.