Fort Smith, AR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Fort Smith, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
87,788
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
18.9%
Median Home
$132,800
Median Income
$45,233
Median Rent
$703

Fort Smith SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Fort Smith, AR Crime Report

5,902
Total Crimes
6,701.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
185.65%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Smith
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,902 6,701.4 3,285.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,031 1,170.6 671.9 387.8
Murder 7 7.9 10.6 6.5
Robbery 106 120.4 52.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 822 933.3 535.8 279.7
Property Crime 4,871 5,530.8 2,613.4 1,958.2
Burglary 637 723.3 523.1 314.2
Larceny 3,716 4,219.3 1,828.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 518 588.2 261.8 246.0

Fort Smith, AR Cost Of Living

83
Fort Smith's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Fort Smith Arkansas National Average
Overall 83 85 100
Services 85 97 100
Groceries 92 92 100
Health 79 88 100
Housing 64 66 100
Transportation 96 87 100
Utilities 95 93 100

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Rankings for Fort Smith in Arkansas

Map Of Fort Smith, AR

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Population over time in Fort Smith

Year Population % Change
2020 87,788 0.2%
2019 87,639 0.1%
2018 87,537 -0.2%
2017 87,712 0.1%
2016 87,603 0.5%
2015 87,193 0.3%
2014 86,924 0.6%
2013 86,382 0.6%
2012 85,838 0.7%
2011 85,200 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Smith

White
59.1% (51,858)
African American
8.7% (7,627)
American Indian
1.0% (889)
Asian
6.1% (5,347)
Hawaiian
0.0% (14)
Other
0.2% (163)
Two Or More
5.4% (4,706)
Hispanic
19.6% (17,184)
Race Fort Smith AR USA
White 59.1% 71.6% 60.1%
African American 8.7% 15.1% 12.2%
American Indian 1.0% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 6.1% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 5.4% 3.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 19.6% 7.6% 18.2%

Gender in Fort Smith

Female
50.7% (44,546)
Male
49.3% (43,241)
Gender Fort Smith AR USA
Female 50.7% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.1% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
8.0% (7,023)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (8,778)
High School / GED
28.0% (24,580)
Some College
23.0% (20,191)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (6,145)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (13,168)
Master's Degree
6.0% (5,267)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,755)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (877)
Education Fort Smith AR USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fort Smith, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
7.6% (665,166)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (385,236)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.8% (1,126,001)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.5% (1,269,710)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.2% (1,338,545)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (1,594,323)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (891,236)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (927,465)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (265,680)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (315,434)
Income Fort Smith AR USA
Less than $10,000 7.6% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.8% 11.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.5% 11.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.2% 14.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 18.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 11.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 11.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 4.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 4.0% 8.3%

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