Living in Fort Smith, AR

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Fort Smith, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
87,743
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
21.0%
Median Home
$121,800
Median Income
$41,724
Median Rent
$685

Fort Smith SnackAbility

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

Fort Smith, AR Crime Report

5,990
Total Crimes
6,803.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
174.71%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Smith
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,990 6,803.6 3,442.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 863 980.2 584.6 366.7
Murder 4 4.5 8.0 5.0
Robbery 90 102.2 51.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 672 763.3 447.8 250.2
Property Crime 5,127 5,823.4 2,858.0 2,109.9
Burglary 812 922.3 599.6 340.5
Larceny 3,929 4,462.7 2,012.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 386 438.4 245.9 219.9

Fort Smith, AR Cost Of Living

82
Fort Smith's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Fort Smith Arkansas National Average
Overall 82 84 100
Services 91 95 100
Groceries 91 90 100
Health 82 86 100
Housing 63 65 100
Transportation 91 83 100
Utilities 91 91 100

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Map Of Fort Smith, AR

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Population over time in Fort Smith

Year Population % Change
2019 87,743 0.1%
2018 87,639 0.1%
2017 87,537 -0.2%
2016 87,712 0.1%
2015 87,603 0.5%
2014 87,193 0.3%
2013 86,924 0.6%
2012 86,382 0.6%
2011 85,838 0.7%
2010 85,200 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Smith

White
59.4% (52,108)
African American
9.4% (8,246)
American Indian
1.0% (912)
Asian
6.2% (5,468)
Hawaiian
0.0% (16)
Other
0.2% (150)
Two Or More
4.3% (3,750)
Hispanic
19.5% (17,093)
Race Fort Smith AR USA
White 59.4% 72.4% 60.7%
African American 9.4% 15.2% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 6.2% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.3% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 19.5% 7.5% 18.0%

Gender in Fort Smith

Female
50.9% (44,660)
Male
49.1% (43,083)
Gender Fort Smith AR USA
Female 50.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.1% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
9.0% (7,896)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (8,774)
High School / GED
30.0% (26,322)
Some College
23.0% (20,180)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (6,142)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (13,161)
Master's Degree
4.0% (3,509)
Professional Degree
1.0% (877)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (877)
Education Fort Smith AR USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 15.0% 20.0%
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%

Household Income For Fort Smith, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
8.9% (779,981)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.8% (510,213)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (1,156,287)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.3% (1,343,708)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.1% (1,239,124)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (1,571,447)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.8% (857,686)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (857,441)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.2% (197,194)
$200,000 or more
3.0% (261,215)
Income Fort Smith AR USA
Less than $10,000 8.9% 7.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.8% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 12.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.3% 11.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.1% 14.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 18.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.8% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 11.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.2% 3.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.0% 3.6% 7.7%

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