Living in Fort Smith, AR

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Fort Smith SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
9.5

Fort Smith, AR Crime Report

4,972
Total Crimes
5,631.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
119.26%
Above National Average

Fort Smith, AR Cost Of Living

82
Fort Smith's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Fort Smith, Arkansas Info Snack

Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 86,209. With an estimated population of 87,443 In 2012, it is the principal city of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area, a region of 298,592 residents that encompasses the Arkansas counties of Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian, and the Oklahoma counties of Le Flore and Sequoyah.
Population
87,639
Unemployment
5.0%
Poverty
23.2%
Median Home
$120,300
Median Income
$40,004
Median Rent
$666

Fort Smith, AR Photos

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Rankings for Fort Smith in Arkansas

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Map Of Fort Smith, AR

Population over time in Fort Smith

Year Population % Change
2017 87,639 0.1%
2016 87,537 -0.2%
2015 87,712 0.1%
2014 87,603 0.5%
2013 87,193 0.3%
2012 86,924 0.6%
2011 86,382 0.6%
2010 85,838 0.7%
2009 85,200 -
Crime/100k Fort Smith AR USA
Violent Crime 800.8 543.6 368.9
Murder 10.2 7.2 5.0
Robbery 109.9 52.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 583.3 410.7 246.8
Property Crime 4830.7 2913.0 2199.5
Burglary 805.3 636.8 376.0
Larceny 3701.4 2040.2 1594.6
Car Theft 323.9 236.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Smith

White
60.2% (52,732)
African American
9.8% (8,600)
American Indian
1.0% (887)
Asian
5.9% (5,175)
Hawaiian
0.0% (18)
Other
0.1% (45)
Two Or More
3.9% (3,441)
Hispanic
19.1% (16,741)
Race Fort Smith AR USA
White 60.2% 72.7% 61.1%
African American 9.8% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 5.9% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.9% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 19.1% 7.3% 17.8%

Household Income For Fort Smith, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
9.5% (828,505)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (573,371)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.4% (1,261,813)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.3% (1,254,389)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (1,297,943)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (1,481,808)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.2% (803,512)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.4% (820,587)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (186,834)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (255,134)
Income Fort Smith AR USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 8.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 6.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.4% 12.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.3% 11.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 15.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.2% 10.8% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.4% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 3.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 3.3% 7.0%

Gender in Fort Smith

Female
51.2% (44,844)
Male
48.8% (42,795)
Gender Fort Smith AR USA
Female 51.2% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Smith for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (8,763)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (8,763)
High School / GED
31.0% (27,168)
Some College
23.0% (20,156)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (6,134)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (11,393)
Master's Degree
4.0% (3,505)
Professional Degree
1.0% (876)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (876)
Education Fort Smith AR USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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