Fort Smith Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Fort Smith Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 87,743 0.1%
Male Population 43,083 0.7%
Female Population 44,660 -0.4%
Male Population 49.1 %
Female Population 50.9 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36.5 0.8%
Citizen US Born 76,235 -0.1%
Citizen not US Born 5,189 -1.6%
Not Citizen 6,319 3.9%
Citizen US Born 86.88 %
Citizen not US Born 5.91 %
Not Citizen 7.2 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 388 -23.9%
Moved from Same Country 10,521 0.7%
Moved from Same State 3,197 -5.1%
Moved from Different State 3,152 2.0%
Same House as Last Year 69,012 0.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.45 %
Moved from Same Country 12.2 %
Moved from Same State 3.71 %
Moved from Different State 3.65 %
Same House as Last Year 80 %

Occupational Employment in Fort Smith top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 27,115 -0.3%
Blue Collar 12,016 3.8%
White Collar 69.29 %
Blue Collar 30.71 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,153 12.9%
Private Companies 30,070 -0.2%
Governmental Workers 3,087 2.7%
Not for Profit Companies 2,821 -1.0%
Self Employees 8.06 %
Private Companies 76.84 %
Governmental Workers 7.89 %
Not for Profit Companies 7.21 %

Number of Households in Fort Smith top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 35,908 1.4%
Average People Per Household 2 -1.2%
Family Households 21,784 1.8%
Non-family Households 14,124 0.7%
Family Households 60.67 %
Non-family Households 39.33 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 11,214 2.2%
Households without Children 24,694 1.0%
Households with Children 31.23 %
Households without Children 68.77 %

Median and Average Income in Fort Smith top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $60,888.00 0.9%
Median Household Income $41,724.00 4.3%
People below Poverty Level 17,827 -8.6%
People above Poverty Level 67,031 3.1%

Housing in Fort Smith top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 39,983 0.6%
Median Year Built 1974 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 2,944 1.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 2,934 -3.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 5,503 11.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 5,536 -4.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 7,220 -3.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 6,399 2.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3,942 2.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3,166 -11.8%
Built in 2010 or Later 2,339 25.4%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 35,908 1.4%
Owner Occupied 18,175 -1.0%
Renter Occupied 17,733 4.0%
Owner Occupied 50.62 %
Renter Occupied 49.38 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 10,567 -2.6%
Without Mortgage 7,608 1.4%
Median Value with Mortgage $121,100.00 0.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $123,300.00 2.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $709.00 1.1%
With Mortgage 58.14 %
Without Mortgage 41.86 %

Fort Smith Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 4,747 -7.4%
Some High School 27,573 -2.4%
Some College 17,278 1.1%
Associate Degree 4,543 0.8%
Bachelor's Degree 9,081 11.9%
Graduate Degree 4,006 0.7%
No High School 7.14 %
Some High School 41.45 %
Some College 24.91 %
Associate Degree 6.83 %
Bachelor's Degree 13.65 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Fort Smith top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 21,704 1.1%
Married 33,443 0.2%
Separated 2,268 9.8%
Widowed 4,366 1.8%
Divorced 10,605 -0.7%
Never Married 30.95 %
Married 47.7 %
Separated 3.23 %
Widowed 6.23 %
Divorced 15.12 %

Means of Transport to Work in Fort Smith top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 35,329 0.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 170 -36.6%
Subway or Elevated 0 N/A
Railroad 0 N/A
Ferryboat 0 N/A
Bicycle 65 -45.4%
Motorcycle 140 -32.4%
TaxiCab 43 -10.4%
Walk 893 13.6%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 72916 72908 72903 72901 72904

Recently added listings in Fort Smith top

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Fort Smith is an area in Sebastian County,Arkansas with a population of 87,743. There are 43,083 male residents living in Fort Smith and 44,660 female residents. The total number of households is 35,908 with 2 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 36 with 33,443 people being married and 38,943 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 69.29% white collar employees and 30.71% blue collar employees in Fort Smith..
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